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114 STAT. 3160 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—APR. 13, 2000 SEC. 232. PROfflBITION ON USE OF FEDERAL RESERVE SURPLUSES. (a) PURPOSE. —The purpose of this section is to ensure that transfers from nonbudgetary governmental entities, such as the Federal reserve banks, shall not be used to offset increased on-budget spending when such transfers produce no real budgetary or economic effects. (b) BUDGETARY RULE. — In the Senate, for purposes of points of order under this resolution and the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, provisions contained in any bill, resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report that affects any surplus funds of the Federal reserve banks shall not be scored with respect to the level of budget authority, outlays, or revenues contained in such legislation. SEC. 233. REAFFIRMING THE PROHIBITION ON THE USE OF TAX INCREASES FOR DISCRETIONARY SPENDING. (a) PURPOSE. —The purpose of this section is to reaffirm Congress' belief that the discretionary spending limits should be adhered to and not circumvented by allowing increased taxes to offset discretionary spending. (b) RESTATEMENT OF BUDGETARY RuLE. —For purposes of points of order under this resolution and the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, provisions contained in an appropriations bill (or an amendment thereto or a conference report thereon) resulting in increased revenues shall continue to not be scored with respect to the level of budget authority or outlays contained in such legislation. SEC. 234. EXERCISE OF RULEMAKING POWERS. Congress adopts the provisions of this title— (1) as an exercise of the rulemaking power of the Senate and the House of Representatives, respectively, and as such they shall be considered as part of the rules of each House, or of that House to which they specifically apply, and such rules shall supersede other rules only to the extent that they are inconsistent therewith; and (2) with full recognition of the constitutional right of either House to change those rules (so far as they relate to that House) at any time, in the same manner, and to the same extent as in the case of any other rule of that House. TITLE III—SENSE OF THE CONGRESS, HOUSE, AND SENATE PROVISIONS Subtitle A—Sense of the Congress Provisions SEC. 301. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS ON GRADUATE MEDICAL EDU- CATION. It is the sense of the Congress that funding for graduate medical education for children's hospitals is a high priority in this resolution. SEC. 302. SENSE OF THE CONGRESS ON PROVIDING ADDITIONAL DOL- LARS TO THE CLASSROOM. (a) FINDINGS.— Congress finds that—