S. 263 (113th): Down Payment to Protect National Security Act of 2013


Feb 7, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 7, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kelly Ayotte

Junior Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Feb 7, 2013
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to modify the discretionary spending limits to take into account savings resulting from the reduction in the number of Federal employees.

Summary (CRS)

2/7/2013--Introduced.Down Payment to Protect National Security Act of 2013 - Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to determine the number of full-time employees employed in ... Read more >

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Feb 7, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 263”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 593 (Related)
Down Payment to Protect National Security Act of 2013

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 2013

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