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Jun 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on June 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2011
Length: 73 pages
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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Last Action: May 20, 2015
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Last Action: Jul 25, 2012
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