H.R. 2685 (112th): Restoring America’s Dignity Act of 2011


Jul 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 28, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mo Brooks

Representative for Alabama's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To increase the statutory limit on the public debt by $750,000,000,000 upon the adoption by Congress of a balanced budget constitutional amendment and by an additional $750,000,000,000 upon ratification by the States of that amendment.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2011--Introduced.Restoring America's Dignity Act of 2011 - Increases the public debt limit by $750 billion, effective upon adoption by the Congress of a balanced budget constitutional amendment in accordance with ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 28, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2685”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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