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

Introduced:

Jul 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

David Dreier

Representative for California's 26th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 28, 2011
 
Introduced

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.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

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

Links & tools

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