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H.R. 2960 (100th): A bill to temporarily increase the statutory limit on the public debt, to revise certain procedures set forth in the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, to call for an economic summit, and for other purposes.

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Jul 15, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 15, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Kenneth “Buddy” MacKay Jr.

Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district



36 Cosponsors (23 Democrats, 13 Republicans)



Jul 15, 1987

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H.R. 2960 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2960. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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