Bill Text — Feb 27, 2013
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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 California's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 6 pages
To amend section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to eliminate the Department of Defense sequestration for fiscal years 2013 and 2014 and sequester such eliminated sums over a period of fiscal years 2015 through 2021.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 857”). 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. 857 — 113th Congress: Protect Troops at War Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr857
“H.R. 857 — 113th Congress: Protect Troops at War Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 5, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr857>
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