67th Girls Nation Congress
To reduce the deficit.
IN THE SENATE OF GIRLS NATION
and Heiner of Utah introduced the following bill, which was referred to
BE IT ENACTED BY THE SENATE OF GIRLS NATION ASSEMBLED.
SECTION 1. TITLE
may be cited as the “Budget Deficit Reduction Act”.
SECTION 2. PURPOSE
Budget Deficit Reduction Act will serve to reduce the government’s budget
deficit between total government income and spending.
Income refers to total dollar amount raised through taxes, custom duties, and
other mean of revenue.
SECTION 3. BUDGET DEFICIT REDUCTION ACT
Budget Deficit Reduction Act requires:
(A) Congress to control budget by reducing
the gap between total government income
and current projected spending for the year.
The budget deficit per year must be
reduced by 3% every succeeding congressional
(1) The deficit for the first year that the bill is enacted
will represent 100%.
(2) Money borrowed from other nations will not count for
the 3% reduction. All
balancing must occur through budget cuts or
additional revenue through taxes.
(3) The Department of Treasury will be in charge of all
changes to current
revenue and spending. All changes suggested
will have to be approved by a
majority of Congress and treated as in
individual piece of legislation,
independent from this bill.
4. EFFECTIVE DATE
shall be effective in Congress on or after January 1, 2014.
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