H.R. 2544 (112th): Don’t Default on America’s Debts and Destroy American Jobs Act of 2011

Jul 14, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Betty McCollum
Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district
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This bill was introduced on July 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 14, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 14, 2011
Full Title

To increase the statutory limit on the public debt, increase job creation, and reduce projected medium and long-term Federal budget deficits and debt.


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Don't Default on America's Debts and Destroy American Jobs Act of 2011 - Increases the statutory limit on the public debt from $14.294 trillion to $16.7 trillion.
Declares the sense of Congress that the congressional recess scheduled for August 2011 should be cancelled and that Congress should remain in official session until legislation is passed to: (1) increase job creation and reduce unemployment, and (2) reduce projected medium- and long-term federal budget deficits and debt.

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