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Senate Budget Committee
Standing committee
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United States Senate
116th Congress
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Formed 1974
Chair Mike Enzi (R)
Since January 3, 2015
Ranking member Bernie Sanders (D)
Since January 3, 2015
Seats 21
Political parties Majority (11) Minority (10)
Policy areas Government spending
House counterpart House Budget Committee

The United States Senate Committee on the Budget was created by the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974. It is responsible for drafting Congress's annual budget plan and creating an action on the budget for the Federal Government.

The committee has power over the Congressional Budget Office. The committee briefly operated as a special committee from 1919 to 1920 during the 66th Congress, before being made a standing committee in 1974.

Members, 116th Congress

Majority Minority

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