H.R. 1954 (112th): To implement the President’s request to increase the statutory limit on the public debt.



May 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on May 31, 2011.


Dave Camp

Representative for Michigan's 4th congressional district



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May 24, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 31, 2011
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

H.R. 1954 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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