New Cosponsors — Jul 29, 2011
New Cosponsor: Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4]
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
The bill now has 20 cosponsors (20 Republicans).
Jul 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on July 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2011
Length: 3 pages
To provide that the public debt limit shall not affect timely payment of certain Social Security, public debt, defense, veterans, and Medicare obligations.
7/14/2011--Introduced.Ensuring America's Promises Act of 2011 - Declares that the limitation on public debt shall not be construed to preclude timely payment in full of Social Security, Medicare, veterans benefits, ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2534”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2534 — 112th Congress: Ensuring America’s Promises Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2534
“H.R. 2534 — 112th Congress: Ensuring America’s Promises Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2534>
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