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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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
Read Text »
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2011
Length: 4 pages
This is the first step in the legislative process.
H.R. 2496 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2496 — 112th Congress: Payment Reliability for our Obligations to Military and Investors to Secure Essential Stability Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2496
“H.R. 2496 — 112th Congress: Payment Reliability for our Obligations to Military and Investors to Secure Essential Stability Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 26, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2496>
|title=H.R. 2496 (112th)
|accessdate=October 26, 2016
|author=112th Congress (2011)
|date=July 12, 2011
|quote=Payment Reliability for our Obligations to Military and Investors to Secure Essential Stability Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.