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


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 17, 2011 (Passed the Senate).

Summary of this bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Budget Control Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112–25, S. 365, 125 Stat. 240, enacted August 2, 2011) is a federal statute enacted by the 112th United States Congress and signed into law by US President Barack Obama on August 2, 2011. The Act brought conclusion to the 2011 US debt-ceiling crisis.

The law involves the introduction of several complex mechanisms, such as creation of the Congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (sometimes called the "super committee"), options for a balanced budget amendment, and automatic budget sequestration.

This summary is from Wikipedia.


112th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 365

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

AN ACT

To make a technical amendment to the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002.

1.

Technical amendment to Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002

Section 174(e)(1)(A) of the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (20 U.S.C. 9564(e)(1)(A)) is amended by inserting , subject to 1 extension of not more than 12 months, at the Secretary's discretion, for any contract in effect on, or entered into after, January 1, 2011 after period.

Passed the Senate February 17, 2011.

Secretary