To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for procedures to meet a target ratio of public debt to gross domestic product, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2019
Length: 17 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on November 19, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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4 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Bipartisan legislation limiting public debt introduced by Reps. Burchett, Case”
— Rep. Tim Burchett [R-TN2] (Sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019
Nov 19, 2019
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Feb 8, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 915.
H.R. 5178 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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