Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 113 Part 3.djvu/466

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113 STAT. 1984 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—APR. 15, 1999 (b) PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFIT. — The adjustments made pursuant to subsection (a) may be made to address the cost of the prescription drug benefit. SEC. 204. RESERVE FUND FOR AGRICULTURE. (a) ADJUSTMENT.— (1) IN GENERAL.— Whenever the Committee on Agriculture of the House or the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry of the Senate reports a bill, or an amendment thereto is offered (in the House), or a conference report thereon is submitted that provides risk management or income assistance for agriculture producers that complies with paragraph (2), the appropriate chairman of the Committee on the Budget shall increase the allocation of budget authority and outlays to that committee by the amount of budget authority (and the outlays resulting therefrom) provided by that legislation for such purpose in accordance with subsection (b). (2) CONDITION. —Legislation complies with this paragraph if it does not cause a net increase in budget authority or outlays for fiscal year 2000 and does not cause a net increase in budget authority that is greater than $2,000,000,000 for any of fiscal years 2001 through 2004. (b) LIMITATIONS.—The adjustments to the allocations required by subsection (a) shall not exceed— (1) $6,000,000,000 in budget authority (and the outlays resulting therefrom) for the period of fiscal years 2000 through 2004; and (2) $6,000,000,000 in budget authority and outlays for the period of fiscal years 2000 through 2009. SEC. 205. TAX REDUCTION RESERVE FUND IN THE SENATE. In the Senate, the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget may reduce the spending and revenue aggregates and may revise committee allocations for legislation that reduces revenues if such legislation will not increase the deficit or decrease the surplus for— (1) fiscal year 2000; (2) the period of fiscal years 2000 through 2004; or (3) the period of fiscal years 2000 through 2009. SEC. 206. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION POINT OF ORDER IN THE SEN- ATE. (a) DESIGNATIONS.— (1) GUIDANCE.— In making a designation of a provision of legislation as an emergency requirement under section 251(b)(2)(A) or 252(e) of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, the committee report and any statement of managers accompanying that legislation shall analyze whether a proposed emergency requirement meets all the criteria in paragraph (2). (2) CRITERIA.— (A) IN GENERAL.—The criteria to be considered in determining whether a proposed expenditure or tax change is an emergency requirement or whether it is— (i) necessary, essential, or vital (not merely useful or beneficial); (ii) sudden, quickly coming into being, and not building up over time;