United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Mar 28, 2023
The timetable with respect to the congressional budget process for any fiscal year is as follows:
On or before:
Action to be completed:
First Monday in February
President submits his budget.
Congressional Budget Office submits report to Budget Committees.
Not later than 6 weeks after President submits budget
Committees submit views and estimates to Budget Committees.
Senate Budget Committee reports concurrent resolution on the budget.
Congress completes action on concurrent resolution on the budget.
Annual appropriation bills may be considered in the House.
House Appropriations Committee reports last annual appropriation bill.
Congress completes action on reconciliation legislation.
House completes action on annual appropriation bills.
Fiscal year begins.