H.R. 849 (113th): Sequestration Relief Act of 2013

To amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to eliminate the section 251A sequestrations and to reduce the security and nonsecurity discretionary spending limits by $320 billion from fiscal year 2014 through fiscal year 2021, and to suspend the statutory limit on the public debt until February 1, 2017.

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Feb 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Adam Smith

Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 8 pages


Feb 27, 2013

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