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


Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 15, 2014

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


Pub.L. 113-83


Jeanne Shaheen

Senator from New Hampshire



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2014
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1092 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 2013

H.Con.Res. 82 (Related)
Providing a correction in the enrollment of S. 540.

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Feb 12, 2014

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 540” means this is a Senate 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.


Mar 12, 2013
Passed Senate
Mar 21, 2013
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Feb 11, 2014
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Senate Agreed to Changes
Feb 12, 2014
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 15, 2014


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Feb 11, 2014 5:27 p.m.
Passed 221/201
Feb 12, 2014 1:55 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 67/31
On the Motion (Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S.540)
Feb 12, 2014 2:55 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 55/43

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