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S. 2245 (116th): Maximizing America’s Prosperity Act of 2019

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A bill to cap noninterest Federal spending as a percentage of potential GDP to right-size the Government, grow the economy, and balance the budget.

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Sponsor and status

Mike Braun

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Indiana. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Jul 24, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)


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What legislators are saying

Braun, Young, Brady Introduce Bill to Cap, Cut, & Balance the Budget
    — Sen. Mike Braun [R-IN] (Sponsor) on Jul 25, 2019

Young, Braun, Brady Introduce Bill to Cap Federal Spending, Right-size the Government, Grow the Economy, and Balance the Budget
    — Sen. Todd Young [R-IN] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 25, 2019

Brady, Braun Introduce Bill to Cap Federal Spending, Right-size the Government, Grow the Economy, and Balance the Budget
    — Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8, 1997-2022] on Jul 25, 2019

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Jul 24, 2019

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

S. 2245 (116th) 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. 2245. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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