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 in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Betty McCollum

Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2011
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About the bill

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.

Summary (CRS)

7/14/2011--Introduced.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 ... Read more >

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Jul 14, 2011

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. 2544”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (24D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2663 (Related)
America Pays Its Bills Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 27, 2011

S. 1326 (Related)
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 6, 2011

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