Bill Text — Jan 26, 2012
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Jan 26, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Utah
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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2012
Length: 2 pages
A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to establish a point of order to prohibit an increase or other modification of the public debt limit unless a concurrent resolution on the budget has been agreed to and is in effect.
1/26/2012--Introduced.Budget Before Borrowing Act of 2012 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to make it out of order in both chambers to consider any bill or joint resolution, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2040 — 112th Congress: Budget Before Borrowing Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2040
“S. 2040 — 112th Congress: Budget Before Borrowing Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s2040>
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