H.R. 2613: To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to provide the President with the authority to exempt civilian Department of Defense personnel accounts from sequestration.

Introduced:
Jul 08, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee on Jul 08, 2013
Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted
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Introduced
Jul 08, 2013
Reported by Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by the President
 
Sponsor
John Barrow
Representative for Georgia's 12th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 08, 2013
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 2614 (Related)
To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to provide ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 08, 2013

 
Summary

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Prognosis

11% chance of getting past committee.
4% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committees

House Budget

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7/8/2013--Introduced.
Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to authorize the President to exempt Department of Defense (DOD) civilian personnel accounts from sequestration (automatic across-the-board budget cuts).

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