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H.R.325: No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about economics and public finance
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Sponsor Dave Camp, R-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 21, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on January 23, 2013. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013 - Suspends through May 18, 2013, the current $16.394 trillion public debt limit.

Makes a special rule relating to obligations issued during the suspension period. Revises the discretionary increase in the public debt limit by the Secretary of the Treasury, under current law, subject to a congressional resolution of disapproval, upon submission to Congress of required presidential certifications that the debt subject to limit is within $100 billion of the limit and further borrowing is required to meet existing commitments.

Substitutes for this discretionary increase, effective May 19, 2013, an automatic increase in the public debt limit, but only to the extent that: (1) the face amount of obligations issued and the face amount of obligations whose principal and interest are guaranteed by t...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 4, 2013 Became Public Law No: 113-3.
Feb. 4, 2013 Signed by President.
Feb. 4, 2013 Presented to President.
Jan. 31, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 31, 2013

Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 64 - 34. Record Vote Number: 11.

Jan. 31, 2013

Motion by Senator Vitter to commit to Senate Committee on Finance with instructions tabled in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 45. Record Vote Number: 10.

Jan. 31, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S413-426, S426-429)
Jan. 28, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 7.
Jan. 24, 2013 Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jan. 23, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 23, 2013

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 285 - 144 (Roll no. 30). (text: CR H237)

Jan. 23, 2013

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 151 - 277 (Roll no. 29). (consideration: CR H249-250)

Jan. 23, 2013 The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection. (consideration: CR H249)
Jan. 23, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Murphy (FL) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment inserting a new section pertaining to Protecting Veterans, Troops, and Seniors from Benefit Cuts and Cost Increases.
Jan. 23, 2013 Mr. Murphy (FL) moved to recommit with instructions to Ways and Means. (consideration: CR H248; text: CR H248)
Jan. 23, 2013 The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. (consideration: CR H248)
Jan. 23, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.R. 325.
Jan. 23, 2013 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 325 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment printed in the report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
Jan. 23, 2013 Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 39. (consideration: CR H237-260)
Jan. 23, 2013 Rule H. Res. 39 passed House.
Jan. 22, 2013 Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 39 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 325 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill. The resolution provides that the amendment printed in the report shall be considered as adopted and the bill, as amended shall be considered as read. The resolution waives all points of order against provisions in the bill, as amended.
Jan. 21, 2013 Referred to House Administration
Jan. 21, 2013 Referred to House Ways and Means