To cap noninterest Federal spending as a percentage of full employment GDP, to require that budgets and budget resolutions adhere to these caps, to enforce these caps, to increase financial transparency for mandatory programs, to provide for a line-item adjustment, to require the parings of significant spending increases and adjustments to the debt ceiling, and to provide for a Federal Sunset commission to assist Congress in eliminating Federal agencies and programs that no longer serve a public need or reforming those that are inefficient or ineffective in serving a public need, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 23, 2011
Length: 73 pages
112th Congress (2011–2013)
This bill was introduced on June 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (3 Republicans)
Jun 23, 2011
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May 20, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2471 (114th).
Apr 20, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2675.
H.R. 2319 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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