To specify that in the event that the debt ceiling is reached, the United States shall prioritize the payment of pay and allowances to members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, and the payment of obligations on the public debt, and to appropriate such funds as may be necessary to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, continue to receive pay and allowances for active service performed when a funding gap occurs.
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Jul 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2011
Length: 4 pages
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H.R. 2496 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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