H.R. 4966 (112th): Sequester Replacement Act of 2012


Apr 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Paul Ryan

Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 9, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to replace the sequester established by the Budget Control Act of 2011.

Summary (CRS)

5/9/2012--Reported to House amended, Part I.Sequester Replacement Act of 2012 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to remove veterans medical care from ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 27, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 7, 2012
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4966”). 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

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

Related Bills

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

H.R. 6688 (Related)
Averting the Fiscal Cliff Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 19, 2012

H.R. 5652 (Related)
Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012

Passed House
Last Action: May 10, 2012

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