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

Introduced:

Jul 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Steve King

Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 12, 2011
 
Introduced

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