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S. 540 (113th): Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act


An act to temporarily extend the public debt limit, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Jeanne Shaheen

Sponsor. Senator for New Hampshire. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2014
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress (2013–2015)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 15, 2014

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 15, 2014.

Law
Pub.L. 113-83
Source

History

Mar 12, 2013
 
Introduced

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Mar 21, 2013
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 11, 2014
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 11, 2014
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment.

Feb 12, 2014
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 15, 2014
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 540 (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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 540. This is the one from the 113th Congress.

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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