During the past three months, CBO provided a variety of budget and economic analyses, fulfilling the agency’s core mission of supporting the Congress during each stage of the legislative process. The agency published 123 cost estimates for legislation that had been reported by a committee or that was the subject of a motion to be placed on the consensus calendar. (Through September 30, CBO published a total of 404 cost estimates in 2020.) In addition, since its last quarterly report on work in progress, CBO has released 21 reports, working papers, and testimonies; they satisfied statutory requirements, fulfilled Congressional requests, and provided economic and budgetary analysis and technical information.
As of October 6, CBO was working on 250 cost estimates for legislation that had been ordered reported by a committee or that was the subject of a motion to be placed on the consensus calendar. In addition, the agency was working on 43 analytic products that it expected to complete in the coming months.