H.R. 2693 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011


Jul 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on July 30, 2011.


David Dreier

Representative for California's 26th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2011
Length: 104 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To cut spending, maintain existing commitments, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/28/2011--Introduced.Budget Control Act of 2011 - Prescribes discretionary spending limits for FY2012-FY2021, and makes it out of order for either house of Congress to consider any measure that would cause ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 28, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 30, 2011
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2693”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jul 30, 2011 3:13 p.m.
Failed 173/246

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