S. 163 (112th): Full Faith and Credit Act

Introduced:

Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick “Pat” Toomey

Junior Senator from Pennsylvania

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 25, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 26, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (22R) (show)
Votes

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.

H.R. 421 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2011

H.R. 568 (Related)
To require that the Government give priority to payment of all obligations on the ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 9, 2011

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