S. 184 (112th): A bill to prohibit taxpayer bailouts of fiscally irresponsible State and local governments.


Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Ensign

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 3 pages

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Summary (CRS)

1/25/2011--Introduced.Prohibits the use of federal funds to purchase or guarantee obligations of, issue lines of credit to or provide direct or indirect grants-and-aid to, any state, municipal, local, or county ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 25, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 184”). 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. 251 (Related)
A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal funds to State and local governments ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 1, 2011

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