To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to repeal and replace the fiscal year 2013 sequestration.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 14, 2013
Length: 16 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on February 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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20 Cosponsors (20 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Rep. Swalwell Expresses Disappointment the Sequester Went into Effect”
— Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA14] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 1, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
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H.R. 699 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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