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.

Introduced:
Jul 26, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
David Schweikert
Representative for Arizona's 5th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 26, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 1420 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 27, 2011

 
Status

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

Progress
Introduced Jul 26, 2011
Referred to Committee Jul 26, 2011
 
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Cosponsors
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House Ways and Means

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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 obligations in the event that the public debt reaches the statutory limit:
(1) the authority of the Department of the Treasury to pay with legal tender the principal and interest on debt held by the public;
(2) the authority of the Commissioner of Social Security to pay monthly Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance benefits under title II of the Social Security Act; and
(3) the payment of pay and allowances for members of the Armed Forces on active duty.

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