H.R. 2560 (112th): Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011


Jul 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 19, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2011
Length: 12 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget.

Summary (CRS)

7/19/2011--Passed House without amendment.Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011 - TitleI - CutSection101 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 (CBA) to make it out of order in ... Read more >

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Jul 15, 2011

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Jul 19, 2011
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2560”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


117 cosponsors (117R) (show)
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Jul 19, 2011 8:23 p.m.
Passed 234/190
Jul 22, 2011 10:05 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 51/46

Related Bills

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H.Res. 355 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 19, 2011

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