Pay-As-You-Go Procedures for Budget Enforcement

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“Pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) procedures play an important role in enforcing budget policies with respect to the consideration of revenue and direct spending legislation. Generally, the purpose of PAYGO procedures is to discourage or prevent the enactment of legislation that would cause, or increase, a deficit or reduce a surplus.

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Keith, Robert December 31, 2007.

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“Pay-as-you-go” (PAYGO) procedures play an important role in enforcing budget policies with respect to the consideration of revenue and direct spending legislation. Generally, the purpose of PAYGO procedures is to discourage or prevent the enactment of legislation that would cause, or increase, a deficit or reduce a surplus.

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  • December 31, 2007

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Keith, Robert. Pay-As-You-Go Procedures for Budget Enforcement, report, December 31, 2007; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc821631/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.