New Cosponsor — Apr 24, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
The bill now has 11 cosponsors (11 Republicans).
Feb 16, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 16, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2012
Length: 4 pages
To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to cap the level of Federal spending at $949 billion for each of fiscal years 2013 through 2021, and for other purposes.
2/16/2012--Introduced.Freeze Government Spending Act of 2012 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to establish discretionary spending limits (spending caps) at the same ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4060 — 112th Congress: Freeze Government Spending Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4060
“H.R. 4060 — 112th Congress: Freeze Government Spending Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr4060>
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