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To protect social security.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
March 2, 1999
Mr. Ashcroft (for himself and Mr. Domenici) introduced the following
bill; which was read twice and referred jointly pursuant to the order
of August 4, 1977, to the Committees on the Budget and Governmental
Affairs, with instructions that if one committee reports, the other
committee have thirty days to report or be discharged
To protect social security.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Protect Social Security Benefits Act
SEC. 2. BALANCED BUDGET REQUIREMENT WITHOUT THE SOCIAL SECURITY TRUST
(a) In General.--Title III of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974
(2 U.S.C. 631 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:
``balanced budget requirement without the social security trust funds
``Sec. 316. (a) Point of Order.--It shall not be in order in the
House of Representatives or Senate to consider any concurrent
resolution on the budget (or amendment, motion, or conference report on
that resolution) that would set forth or cause a Federal budget deficit
excluding the receipts and disbursements of the social security trust
``(b) Exceptions.--This section shall not apply if a declaration of
war by the Congress is in effect or if a joint resolution pursuant to
section 258 of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of
1985 has been enacted.
``(c) Applicability If No Concurrent Resolution on the Budget.--If
no concurrent resolution on the budget (or amendment, motion, or
conference report on that resolution) is adopted by the House of
Representatives and Senate by September 1 of any year, this section
shall apply to any appropriation bill or joint resolution (and any
amendment, motion, or conference report on that bill or resolution) for
that year or any subsequent year.
``(d) Definition of Social Security Trust Funds.--In this section
the term `social security trust funds' means the Federal Old-Age and
Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance
Trust Fund established under section 201 of the Social Security Act (42
(b) Supermajority for Waiver.--Subsections (c)(1) and (d)(1) of
section 901 of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 621 note)
are amended by inserting ``316,'' after ``313,''.
(c) Table of Contents.--The table of contents in section 1(b) of
the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 is amended
by adding after the item relating to section 315 the following new
``Sec. 316. Balanced budget requirement without the social security
(d) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section take
effect on October 1, 2000.
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