CBO Score on H.R. 5376, the Inflation Reduction Act
House Session - January 26, 1995

The House debated several different versions of a balanced-budget constitutional amendment. The rules said that the version receiving the most votes would be the one presented for final passage. When the day was through, members passed a version that did not call for a 3/5 supermajority vote in Congress to pass tax increases. The amendment requires a balanced federal budget within seven years.

9:00AM - 10:44PM ETHouse Session

    117th Congress - House
    Total Hours: 1141 (After 584 days)
    • Debate290 Hours
    • Special Orders170 Hours
    • Votes372 Hours
    • One Minute Speeches72 Hours
    • Morning Hour61 Hours
    • Opening Procedures8 Hours

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    Source: Resume of Congressional Activity (senate.gov)