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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2013
Length: 6 pages
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.
Feb 27, 2013
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H.R. 857 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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