H.R. 3149 (113th): Pay Down the Debt Act of 2013


Sep 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Scott Peters

Representative for California's 52nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for a debt stabilization process, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/19/2013--Introduced.Pay Down the Debt Act of 2013 - Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to establish a budget target for: (1) FY2016 that is a ratio of debt held ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 19, 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. 3149”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3775 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 20, 2015

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