S. 2986 (108th): A bill to amend title 31 of the United States Code to increase the public debt limit.


Nov 16, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 19, 2004

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 19, 2004.


Pub.L. 108-415


William “Bill” Frist

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2004
Length: 1 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
Amends Federal law to increase the statutory limit on the public debt from $7.384 trillion to $8.184 trillion. Read more >
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H.Res. 856 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 18, 2004

H.J.Res. 51 (Related)
Debt Limit Increase resolution

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 27, 2003

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 2986” means this is a Senate 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.


Nov 16, 2004
Reported by Committee
Nov 16, 2004
Passed Senate
Nov 17, 2004
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Passed House
Nov 18, 2004
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 19, 2004


Nov 17, 2004 5:48 p.m.
Bill Passed 52/44
Nov 18, 2004 11:11 p.m.
Passed 208/204

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