S. 251 (112th): A bill to prohibit the provision of Federal funds to State and local governments for payment of obligations, to prohibit the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from financially assisting State and local governments, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Feb 1, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Vitter
Senior Senator from Louisiana
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
2/1/2011--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 ...

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Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

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The “S.” in “S. 251” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Feb 1, 2011

Details

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