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[121 STAT. 2607]
[121 STAT. 2607]
PUBLIC LAW 110-000—MMMM. DD, 2007

CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—MAY 17, 2007

121 STAT. 2607

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(A) WAIVER.—This subsection may be waived or suspended in the Senate only by the affirmative vote of threefifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn. (B) APPEALS.—Appeals in the Senate from the decisions of the Chair relating to any provision of this subsection shall be limited to 1 hour, to be equally divided between, and controlled by, the appellant and the manager of the bill or joint resolution. An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn, shall be required to sustain an appeal of the ruling of the Chair on a point of order raised under this subsection. (b) SENATE DISCRETIONARY SPENDING LIMITS.—In the Senate and as used in this section, the term ‘‘discretionary spending limit’’ means— (1) for fiscal year 2007, $950,504,000,000 in new budget authority and $1,029,465,000,000 in outlays; and (2) for fiscal year 2008, $953,052,000,000 in new budget authority and $1,028,397,000,000 in outlays; as adjusted in conformance with the adjustment procedures in subsection (c). (c) ADJUSTMENTS IN THE SENATE.— (1) IN GENERAL.—After the reporting of a bill or joint resolution relating to any matter described in paragraph (2), or the offering of an amendment thereto or the submission of a conference report thereon— (A) the Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget may adjust the discretionary spending limits, budgetary aggregates, and allocations pursuant to section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, by the amount of new budget authority in that measure for that purpose and the outlays flowing therefrom; and (B) following any adjustment under subparagraph (A), the Senate Committee on Appropriations may report appropriately revised suballocations pursuant to section 302(b) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to carry out this subsection. (2) MATTERS DESCRIBED.—Matters referred to in paragraph (1) are as follows: (A) CONTINUING DISABILITY REVIEWS AND SSI REDETERMINATIONS.—If a bill or joint resolution is reported making appropriations for fiscal year 2008 that appropriates $264,000,000 for continuing disability reviews and Supplemental Security Income redeterminations for the Social Security Administration, and provides an additional appropriation of up to $213,000,000 for continuing disability reviews and Supplemental Security Income redeterminations for the Social Security Administration, then the discretionary spending limits, allocation to the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and aggregates may be adjusted by the amounts provided in such legislation for that purpose, but not to exceed $213,000,000 in budget authority and outlays flowing therefrom for fiscal year 2008. (B) INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE TAX ENFORCEMENT.— If a bill or joint resolution is reported making appropriations for fiscal year 2008 that appropriates $6,822,000,000 for the Internal Revenue Service for enhanced tax enforcement to address the Federal tax gap (taxes owed but not

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