Budget "Sequestration" and Selected Program Exemptions and Special Rules

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This report looks at the history and current status of sequestration at it relates to Congress, including how it is enacted and special rules that can apply. "Sequestration" is a process of automatic, largely across-the-board spending reductions under which budgetary resources are permanently canceled to enforce certain budget policy goals.

Creator(s): Spar, Karen
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 9, 2012
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Spar, Karen

Specialist in Domestic Social Policy and Division Research Coordinator

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 9, 2012
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This report looks at the history and current status of sequestration at it relates to Congress, including how it is enacted and special rules that can apply. "Sequestration" is a process of automatic, largely across-the-board spending reductions under which budgetary resources are permanently canceled to enforce certain budget policy goals.

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27 pages.

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