S. 1290 (112th): Spending Cap Act of 2011


Jun 28, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 28, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jun 28, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to impose discretionary and certain mandatory spending caps and correct the fiscal recklessness of 2001 through 2011.

Summary (CRS)

6/28/2011--Introduced.Spending Cap Act of 2011 - Expresses the sense of Congress that it should enact comprehensive tax reform that lowers marginal rates, broadens the base, and simplifies the tax code ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 28, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1290”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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S. 3482 (Related)
Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2012

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012

S. 1340 (Related)
Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2011

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