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H.RES.202: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 807) to require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.

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Sponsor Pete Sessions, R-Texas
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action May 8, 2013
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Bill Summary

Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.R. 807) to require that the Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public in the event that the debt limit is reached.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 8, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 8, 2013

On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 226 - 199 (Roll no. 139). (text: CR H2495)

May 8, 2013

On ordering the previous question Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 199 (Roll no. 138). (consideration: CR H2523)

May 8, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2522-2523)
May 8, 2013 POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H. Res. 202, the Chair put the question on ordering the previous question and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Ms. Slaughter demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of ordering the previous question until later in the legislative day.
May 8, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H. Res. 202.
May 8, 2013 Considered as privileged matter. (consideration: CR H2495-2502)
May 7, 2013 Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 23.
May 7, 2013 Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 807 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
May 7, 2013 The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-52, by Mr. Sessions.