S. 1569 (113th): Default Prevention Act of 2013

A bill to ensure the complete and timely payment of the obligations of the United States Government until December 31, 2014.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Oct 8, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on October 12, 2013.


Harry Reid

Senior Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Oct 9, 2013
Length: 4 pages


Oct 8, 2013

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Oct 9, 2013
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 12, 2013
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

S. 1569 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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