Sequestration Mining Safety and Health Administration

Sequestration is a budget technique characterized by the implementation of automatic mandatory spending cuts if deficit levels exceed a certain threshold. The Budget Control Act of 2011 utilized sequestration to... more +
Sequestration is a budget technique characterized by the implementation of automatic mandatory spending cuts if deficit levels exceed a certain threshold. The Budget Control Act of 2011 utilized sequestration to encourage Congress to cut federal spending by 1.2 billion dollars. If Congress fails to make the specified funding cuts, sequestration will kick in and  automatic cuts will be made to the federal budget. A good portion of the slated cuts will come from the national security budget.  less -
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Patton Boggs Insights - December 2012: Administration/Congress: Sequestration Could Have Big Impact On Agencies

Federal agencies face the possibility of substantial cuts to their budgets in January unless Congress acts to prevent them. In what has become known as sequestration, automatic cuts of 8.2 percent will be imposed...more

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