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

Introduced:
Nov 16, 2004 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 108-415.
Sponsor
William “Bill” Frist
Senator from Tennessee
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Nov 18, 2004
Length
1 pages
Related Bills
H.Res. 856 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 18, 2004

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

Signed by the President
May 27, 2003

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Nov 16, 2004
Reported by Committee Nov 16, 2004
Passed Senate Nov 17, 2004
Passed House Nov 18, 2004
Signed by the President Nov 19, 2004
 
Summary

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

Cosponsors
none
 
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11/19/2004--Public Law.
Amends Federal law to increase the statutory limit on the public debt from $7.384 trillion to $8.184 trillion.

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