S. 1340 (112th): Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011


Jul 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mike Lee

Junior Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Jul 11, 2011
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget.

Summary (CRS)

7/7/2011--Introduced.Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011 - Reduces the estimated committee allocation of the appropriate levels of budget totals for FY2012 for the Senate Committee on Appropriations to: (1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 7, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 11, 2011
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 Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1340”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


39 cosponsors (39R) (show)

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.

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2012

S. 1290 (Related)
Spending Cap Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 28, 2011

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