H.R. 2920 (111th): Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2009


Jun 17, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 22, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Steny Hoyer

Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 23, 2009
Length: 41 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reinstitute and update the Pay-As-You-Go requirement of budget neutrality on new tax and mandatory spending legislation, enforced by the threat of annual, automatic sequestration.

Summary (CRS)

7/22/2009--Passed House amended.Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2009 - Section4 - Requires a Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Act to include by reference an estimate of its budgetary effects as determined by the Congressional ... Read more >

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Jun 17, 2009

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Jul 22, 2009
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2920”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


169 cosponsors (168D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Jul 22, 2009 3:48 p.m.
Failed 169/259
Jul 22, 2009 4:27 p.m.
Passed 265/166

Related Bills

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

S. 1600 (Related)
Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 2009

H.R. 3961 (Related)
Medicare Physician Payment Reform Act of 2009

Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 27, 2010

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