Sequestration

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    Sequestration Update Report: August 2018

    In a report required by law, CBO provides estimates of the caps on discretionary funding for each fiscal year through 2021. CBO concludes that the discretionary appropriations provided to date for 2018 do not exceed the caps for this year.

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    Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2018

    As required, CBO reports on whether appropriations enacted for the current fiscal year have exceeded the statutory caps on discretionary funding. In CBO’s estimation, they have not, and a sequestration will not be required for 2018.

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    Sequestration Update Report: August 2017

    In a report required by law, CBO provides estimates of the caps on discretionary funding for each fiscal year through 2021. CBO concludes that the discretionary appropriations provided to date for 2017 do not exceed the caps for this year.

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    Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2017

    As required, CBO reports on whether appropriations enacted for the current fiscal year have exceeded the statutory caps on discretionary spending. In CBO’s estimation, they have not, and a sequestration will not be required for 2017.

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    Sequestration Update Report: August 2016

    In a report required by law, CBO provides estimates of the caps on discretionary funding for each fiscal year through 2021. CBO concludes that the discretionary appropriations provided to date for 2016 do not exceed the caps for this year.

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    Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2016

    CBO is required to report its assessment of whether enacted appropriations for the current fiscal year exceed caps on discretionary spending. In CBO's estimation, they do not, and hence a sequestration will not be required for 2016.

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    Sequestration Update Report: August 2015

    In a report required by law, CBO provides estimates of the caps on discretionary funding for each fiscal year through 2021. CBO concludes that the discretionary appropriations provided to date for 2015 do not exceed the caps for this year.

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    The Macroeconomic Effects of Eliminating Automatic Reductions to Discretionary Spending Caps

    CBO has analyzed the macroeconomic effects of eliminating automatic reductions in discretionary spending caps established under the Budget Control Act of 2011 for fiscal years 2016 and 2017.

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    Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2015

    CBO must issue a report that provides estimates of the caps on discretionary budget authority in effect for each fiscal year through 2021. CBO estimates that the appropriations enacted for this year have not exceeded the 2015 caps.