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What is Sequestration?   Sequestration, sometimes called the sequester, is a process that automatically cuts the federal budget across most departments and agencies.

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Federal Documents:

Location

Item

GA 1.5/2:GAO-13-394 T

Dodaro, Gene L.  (2013)  U.S. Government Accountability Office operations and the Potential Impact of Sequestration:  testimony before the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, Committee on Appropriations, U.S. House of Representatives / Statement of Gene L. Dodaro.  

GA 1.5/2:GAO-12-675 T

Poling, Susan A.  (2012) Agency Operations:  Agencies Must Continue to Comply with Fiscal Laws Despite the Possibility of Sequestration:  Testimony before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives / Statement of Susan A. Poling.

AE 2.110:112-155

United States (2012).

An Act to Require the President to Provide a Report Detailing the Sequester Required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 on January 2, 2013.   Public Law 112-155.  7 Aug. 2012

 

Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/158

United States.  Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services.  (2012)

Department of Defense Plans for Sequestration:  the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 Report and the Way Forward:  Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held September 20, 2012.  H.A.S.C 112-158

Y4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/81

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. (2012) 

Economic Consequences of Defense Sequestration:  Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, First Session, Hearing held October 26, 2011. 

 

Y1.1/7:107-171

United States.  Congressional Budget Office.  United States.  Congress.  House. (2002)

Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2002:  Communication from the Director, the Congressional Budget Office, Transmitting CBO’s Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2002, Pursuant to 2 U.S.C. sec 904(b).

Y1.1/7:112-87

United States. Office of Management and Budget.  United States. Congress. House. (2012)

OMB Final Sequestration Report to the President and Congress for Fiscal Year 2012:  Communication from the Director, the Office of Management and Budget, Transmitting OMB’s Final Sequestration Report for Fiscal Year 2012, Pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 904.

PREX 2.2:SE 6/4

United States. Office of Management and Budget. (2012)

OMB Report Pursuant to the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012   

PREX 2.2: SE 6/3/UPDATE

United States. Office of Management and Budget. (1991)

OMB Sequestration Update Report to the President and Congress.

Y 4.B 85/3:112-25

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget.  (2012)

Replacing the Sequester:  Hearing before the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, April 25, 2012.   Serial No. 112-25

Y 1.1/7:112-140

United States. President (2009-: Obama).  Obama, Barack. (2012)

Sequestration Transparency Act Report:  Communication from the President of the United States Transmitting the Office of Management and Budget’s Report Required by the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012.

Y 1.1/8:112-470

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Budget. (2012)

Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012:  Report of the Committee on the Budget, House of Representatives, to Accompany H.R. 5652, a Bill to Provide Reconciliation Pursuant to Section 201 of the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013, Together with Minority Views.  H.R. 112-470

Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/142

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. (2012)

Sequestration Implementation Options and the Effects on National Defense:  Industry Perspectives:  Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, hearing held July 18, 2012.

Y 4.SM 1:112-087

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. (2012)

Sequestration:  The Threat to Small Businesses, Jobs, and the Industrial Base:  Hearing before the Committee on Small Business, United States House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, Second Session, Hearing Held September 20, 2012.

Y 4.AR 5/2:M 59/13

United States. Congress. House, Committee on Armed Services. (2011)

The Future of the U.S. Military Ten Years after 9/11 and the Consequences of Defense Sequestration:  Prepared for the use of the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives.  

Websites:

White House:  http://www.whitehouse.gov/issues/sequester/the-presidents-plan.

Created by Kimberly Brown-Harden, 2013