United States Senate Committee on Budget

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The United States House of Representatives Committee on Budget is a standing committee of the U.S. Senate. It was created in 1974.[1]


113th Congress

Patty Murray (D) was appointed committee chair in the 113th Congress.[2]

112th Congress

The committee chair in the 112th Congress was Jeff Sessions (D).


2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Committee on Budget Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (12)Republican members (10)
Patty Murray (Washington) ChairJeff Sessions (Alabama) Ranking member
Ron Wyden (Oregon) Charles Grassley (Iowa)
Bill Nelson (Florida) Michael B. Enzi (Wyoming)
Debbie Stabenow (Michigan) Michael Crapo (Idaho)
Bernie Sanders (Vermont) Lindsey Graham (South Carolina)
Sheldon Whitehouse (Rhode Island) Rob Portman (Ohio)
Mark Warner (Virginia) Pat Toomey (Pennsylvania)
Jeff Merkley (Oregon) Ron Johnson (Wisconsin)
Chris Coons (Delaware) Kelly Ayotte (New Hampshire)
Tammy Baldwin (Wisconsin) Roger Wicker (Mississippi)
Tim Kaine (Virginia)
Angus King (Maine)
Bernie Sanders and Angus King are Independents but caucus with Democrats, hence they have been counted in that column.

2011-2012 (112th Congress)


According to the official Senate website, the jurisdiction of the Budget Committee includes the following:

  1. drafts Congress' annual budget plan and monitors action on the budget for the Federal Government.
  2. the operation of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).


624 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Phone: (202) 224-0642
Fax: (202) 228-2007

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