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).
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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.
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. (2016). 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. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2534>
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