New Cosponsor — Mar 20, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Madeleine Bordallo [D-GU0]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (4 Democrats).
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Feb 27, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 8 pages
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 849”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 849 — 113th Congress: Sequestration Relief Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr849
“H.R. 849 — 113th Congress: Sequestration Relief Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr849>
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