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H.R.668: To amend section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, to require that annual budget submissions of the President to Congress provide an estimate of the cost per taxpayer of the deficit, and for other purposes.

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 Luke Messer, R-Ind.
Total Cosponsors 6 (All Republicans)
Introduced Feb. 13, 2013
Latest Major Action March 7, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Requires the President's annual buget submission to Congress to provide an estimate of the pro rata cost to individuals who file an income tax return of any projected deficit for the fiscal year.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 7, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.
March 5, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
March 5, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 392 - 28, 1 Present (Roll no. 57). (text: CR H958-959)

March 5, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H967)
March 5, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
March 5, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 668.
March 5, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H958-965)
March 5, 2013 Mr. Messer moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Feb. 13, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Budget.