McConnell Statement on CBO Report
6:20 PM, Oct 7, 2009 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
A statement from Sen. McConnell on the CBO's report on the Finance Committee bill:
The "real bill" is the actual legislative language that will be signed into law (if it passes); the Finance Committee will vote on a bill written in "conceptual language." As Mary Katharine writes below, the report states that "The Chairman's mark, as amended, has not yet been converted into legislative language. The review of such language could lead to significant changes in the estimates of the proposal's effects on the federal budget and insurance coverage."