S. 2578 (107th): Debt Limit bill

A bill to amend title 31 of the United States Code to increase the public debt limit.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 4, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 28, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 28, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-199

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Daschle

Senator from South Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2002
Length: 1 pages

History

Jun 4, 2002
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 5, 2002
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 11, 2002
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jun 27, 2002
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 28, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2578 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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