S. 2578 (107th): Debt Limit bill


Jun 4, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 28, 2002

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


Pub.L. 107-199


Thomas “Tom” Daschle

Senator from South Dakota



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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2002
Length: 1 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

6/11/2002--Passed Senate without amendment.Increases the public debt limit from $5.95 trillion to $6.4 trillion. Read more >


Jun 4, 2002

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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2578”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Jun 11, 2002 12:53 p.m.
Bill Passed 68/29
Jun 27, 2002 8:47 p.m.
Passed 215/214

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 462 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5011) making appropriations for military construction, family ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 27, 2002

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