H.R. 2319 (112th): Maximizing America’s Prosperity Act of 2011


Jun 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kevin Brady

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2011
Length: 73 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/23/2011--Introduced.Maximizing America's Prosperity Act of 2011 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1995 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to require:(1) the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 23, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2319”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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