H.R. 3583 (112th): Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011


Dec 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Lankford

Representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing resolutions.

Summary (CRS)

Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 - Makes specified provisional (automatic) continuing appropriations in the event that any regular appropriation bill for a fiscal year is not enacted before the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 7, 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. 3583”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


27 cosponsors (26R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3434 (Related)
End Government Shutdowns Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2012

S. 1679 (Related)
Budget Reform Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 11, 2011

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