H.R.849: Sequestration Relief Act of 2013

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 27, 2013
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 27, 2013

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Bill Summary

Sequestration Relief Act of 2013 - Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Controlled Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act), as amended by the Budget Control Act of 2011, to repeal automatic sequestration to enforce a specified budget goal. Reduces the discretionary spending limits for security and nonsecurity categories by $320 billion for FY2014-FY2021. Confines the current meaning of "security category" under the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 27, 2013
Referred to House Ways and Means
Feb. 27, 2013
Referred to House Budget
Feb. 27, 2013

Introduced in the House by Adam Smith (D-Wash.)

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