H.R. 2651 (112th): To require that the United States Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public, Social Security benefits, and military pay in the event that the debt limit is reached, and for other purposes.


Jul 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Schweikert

Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2011
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7/26/2011--Introduced.Ensuring the Full Faith and Credit of the United States and Protecting America's Soldiers and Seniors Act - Requires the following to take equal priority over all other federally incurred ... Read more >

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Jul 26, 2011

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S. 1420 (identical)

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Last Action: Jul 27, 2011

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