S. 2181: Default Prevention Act


Oct 19, 2015


Reported by Committee on Oct 20, 2015

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on October 20, 2015.


Rand Paul

Junior Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Oct 20, 2015
Length: 4 pages


21% chance of being enacted (details)

See Instead:

H.R. 692 (same title)
Passed House — Oct 21, 2015

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A bill to provide guidance and priorities for Federal Government obligations in the event that the debt limit is reached.

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Oct 19, 2015

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Oct 20, 2015
Reported by Committee

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