Megan S. Lynch Analyst on Congress and the Legislative
report provides basic information on sequesters generally, particularly those
sequesters associated with the Budget Control Act of 2011. This report
assumes a basic familiarity with the congressional budget process. For
more information on the congressional budget process, see CRS Report
98-721, Introduction to the Federal Budget Process, coordinated by Bill Heniff
This report focuses on general processes associated with sequesters. Readers
with questions about how a potential future sequester might affect a
specific program or agency, or how an actual sequester is affecting a
specific program or agency, should contact CRS subject matter experts by calling
7-5700 or visiting http://www.crs.gov.
Date of Report: March 4, 2013
Number of Pages: 10 Order Number: R42972 Price: $29.95
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