S.259: A bill to require that the Government give priority to payment of all obligations on the debt held by the public and payment of social security benefits in the event that the debt limit is reached.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress
This bill is primarily about economics and public finance
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Sponsor David Vitter, R-La.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 2, 2011
Latest Major Action Feb. 2, 2011
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No bill actions for S.259 in the 112th Congress