Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Committee for Senate Amendment to H. Con. Res. 71 – Concurrent resolution establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary

Summaries Derived from Information Provided by Sponsors

Listed in Alphabetical Order

October 24, 2017 11:58 AM

Click on sponsor for amendment text

Grothman (WI)

#8

Instructs House and Senate Committees to reduce mandatory spending by $203 billion for the period of Fiscal Years (FY) 2018 through 2027. Allows the Senate Committee on Finance to increase the deficit by not more than $1.434 Trillion for the period of FY2018 to FY2027, in addition to allowing the House Committee on Ways and Means to increase the deficit by not more than $1.448 Trillion for the period of FY2018 to FY2027.

Jayapal (WA), Yarmuth (KY), Slaughter (NY)

#5

Makes it the policy of Congress that the wealthiest Americans in the top one percent do not get a tax cut.

Khanna (CA), Yarmuth (KY), Slaughter (NY)

#4

Makes it the policy of Congress that the estate tax should not be repealed.

Lee, Barbara (CA), Yarmuth (KY), McGovern (MA), Slaughter (NY)

#3

Restores funding for programs that ensure families can provide basic standard of living for themselves and their families.

Pascrell (NJ), Slaughter (NY), Yarmuth (KY)

#2

Establishes the policy that Congress shall retain the state and local tax deduction.

Schakowsky (IL), Yarmuth (KY), Slaughter (NY)

#7

Rejects cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, and other health programs, and prevents the repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act.

Yarmuth (KY), Slaughter (NY)

#1

Eliminates fast-track procedures for legislation that would increase deficits to provide tax cuts for millionaires and wealthy corporations.

Yarmuth (KY), Slaughter (NY)

#6

Makes it the policy of Congress to not create a new tax loophole allowing wealthy passthrough owners to avoid paying their fair share of taxes.