S. 278 (113th): Job Preservation and Sequester Replacement Act of 2013


Feb 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheldon Whitehouse

Junior Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2013
Length: 30 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to replace the Budget Control Act sequester for fiscal year 2013 by eliminating tax loopholes.

Summary (CRS)

2/11/2013--Introduced.Job Preservation and Sequester Replacement Act of 2013 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to modify the formula for calculating total deficit reduction requirements ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 11, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 278”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


7 cosponsors (6D, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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