H.R. 2402 (112th): Prioritize Spending Act of 2011


Jun 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Webster

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To specify the priority of the obligations of the United States Government if the debt ceiling is reached.

Summary (CRS)

6/24/2011--Introduced.Prioritize Spending Act of 2011 - Requires amounts necessary for incurred federal obligations, in the event that the public debt reaches the statutory limit, to be made available to certain ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 24, 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. 2402”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


69 cosponsors (69R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 149 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

H.R. 2605 (Related)
Protect Spending Priorities Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2011

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