H. R. 2544
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 14, 2011
Ms. McCollum introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To increase the statutory limit on the public debt, increase job creation, and reduce projected medium and long-term Federal budget deficits and debt.
This Act may be cited as the
Don’t Default on America’s Debts and
Destroy American Jobs Act of 2011.
Increase in statutory limit on the public debt
Subsection (b) of section 3101 of title 31,
United States Code, is amended by striking out the dollar limitation contained
in such subsection and inserting in lieu thereof
Sense of Congress
It is 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—
increase job creation and reduce unemployment; and
reduce projected medium- and long-term Federal budget deficits and debt.