H.R. 247 (113th): Ensuring the Full Faith and Credit of the United States and Protecting America’s Soldiers and Seniors Act


Jan 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Schweikert

Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 14, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require that the United States Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public, Social Security benefits, and military pay in the event that the debt limit is reached, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/14/2013--Introduced.Ensuring the Full Faith and Credit of the United States and Protecting America's Soldiers and Seniors Act - Requires the following to take equal priority over all other federally incurred ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 14, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 247”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 164 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2015

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