S. 365 (112th): Budget Control Act of 2011

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 2011

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on August 2, 2011.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-25

Sponsor:

Thomas “Tom” Harkin

Senator from Iowa

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2011
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to provide for budget control.

Summary

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute in the United States that was signed into law by President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the United States debt-ceiling crisis of 2011, which was widely believed would have led the ...

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History

Feb 16, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 16, 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.

Feb 17, 2011
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 1, 2011
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Aug 2, 2011
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 3, 2011
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This page is about a 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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