H.R. 2663 (112th): America Pays Its Bills Act of 2011


Jul 27, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Peter Welch

Representative for Vermont At Large



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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 31, United States Code, to increase the statutory limit on the public debt.

Summary (CRS)

7/27/2011--Introduced.America Pays Its Bills Act of 2011 - Increases the statutory limit on the public debt from $14.294 trillion to $16.7 trillion. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 27, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2663”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


144 cosponsors (144D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 2544 (Related)
Don’t Default on America’s Debts and Destroy American Jobs Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 14, 2011

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

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