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- Full Title
An act to temporarily extend the public debt limit, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 2013
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Feb 12, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 540 — 113th Congress: Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s540
“S. 540 — 113th Congress: Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. May 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s540>
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