Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 114 Part 6.djvu/98

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114 STAT. 3154 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—APR. 13, 2000 (1) Unless and until the discretionary spending limit for fiscal year 2001 is increased, aggregate appropriations which exceed the current law limits would still be out of order in the Senate and subject to a supermajority vote. (2) The functional totals contained in this concurrent resolution envision a level of discretionary spending for fiscal year 2001 as follows: (A) For the discretionary category: $600,296,000,000 in new budget authority and $592,773,000,000 in outlays. (B) For the highway category: $26,920,000,000 in outlays. (C) For the mass transit category: $4,639,000,000 in outlays. (3) To facilitate the Senate completing its legislative responsibilities for the 106th Congress in a timely fashion, it is imperative that the Senate consider legislation which increases the discretionary spending limit for fiscal year 2001 as soon as possible. (b) ADJUSTMENT TO ALLOCATIONS AND OTHER BUDGETARY AGGRE- GATES AND LEVELS.—Whenever a bill or joint resolution becomes law that increases the discretionary spending limit for fiscal year 2001 set out in section 251(c) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, the chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the House or Senate, as applicable, shall increase the allocation called for in section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to the appropriate Committee on Appropriations and shall also appropriately adjust all other budgetary aggregates and levels contained in this resolution. (c) LIMITATION ON ADJUSTMENT. — An adjustment made pursuant to subsection (b) shall not result in an allocation under section 302(a) of the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 that exceeds the total budget authority and outlays set forth in subsection (a)(2). SEC. 207. SENATE FIREWALL FOR DEFENSE AND NONDEFENSE SPEND- ING. (a) DEFINITION.— In this section, for purposes of enforcement in the Senate for fiscal year 2001, the term "discretionary spending limit" means— (1) for the defense category, $310,819,000,000 in new budget authority and $297,650,000,000 in outlays; and (2) for the nondefense category, $289,477,000,000 in new budget authority and $327,430,000,000 in outlays. (b) POINT OF ORDER IN THE SENATE.— (1) IN GENERAL. — After the adjustment to the section 302(a) allocation to the Committee on Appropriations is made pursuant to section 213 and except as provided in paragraph (2), it shall not be in order in the Senate to consider any bill, joint resolution, amendment, motion, or conference report that exceeds any discretionary spending limit set forth in this section. (2) EXCEPTION.— T h is subsection shall not apply if a declaration of war by Congress is in effect. (c) WAIVER AND APPEAL. —This section may be waived or suspended in the Senate only by an affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members, duly chosen and sworn. An affirmative vote of three-fifths of the Members of the Senate, duly chosen and sworn.