H.R. 505 (113th): Balancing Act


Feb 5, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Keith Ellison

Representative for Minnesota's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2013
Length: 275 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To repeal sequester while achieving balance in deficit reduction between revenue and cuts, and between non-defense cuts and defense cuts, to invest in job creation, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/5/2013--Introduced.Balancing Act - TitleI - Repeal SequesterAmends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act), as amended by the Budget Control Act of 2011, to repeal ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 5, 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. 505”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


17 cosponsors (17D) (show)

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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