H.R. 2496 (112th): Payment Reliability for our Obligations to Military and Investors to Secure Essential Stability Act


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.


Steve King
Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 12, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1365 (Related)
Protecting Military Pay Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 13, 2011

H.R. 2402 (Related)
Prioritize Spending Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2011

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Jul 12, 2011


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
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