New Cosponsor — Feb 7, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Lindsey Graham [R-SC]
The bill now has 28 cosponsors (28 Republicans).
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Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on January 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2013
Length: 3 pages
A bill to protect Social Security benefits and military pay and require that the United States Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 46”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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