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.
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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)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2663 — 112th Congress: America Pays Its Bills Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2663
“H.R. 2663 — 112th Congress: America Pays Its Bills Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2663>
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