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S.25: To ensure that the reduced annual cost-of-living adjustment to the retired pay of members and former members of the Armed Forces under the age of 62 required by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 will not apply to members or former members who first became members prior to January 1, 2014, and for other purposes.

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 15, 2014
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on February 11, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, with respect to the implementation of direct spending reductions, to require the President to order a sequestration for FY2024 on the date the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issues its sequestration preview report for such fiscal year.

Makes the reduction in annual cost-of-living adjustments of military retired pay for armed forces members under age 62 enacted by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 inapplicable to those who first became members before January 1, 2014. (That Act reduced the cost-of-living adjustments from the full Consumer Price Index [CPI] to the CPI less 1%.)

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to replace the requirement to establish a Medicare Improvement Fund with one that requires the Secretary of Healt...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 15, 2014 Became Public Law No: 113-82.
Feb. 15, 2014 Signed by President.
Feb. 14, 2014 Presented to President.
Feb. 12, 2014 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Feb. 12, 2014

Senate agreed to House amendment to Senate bill by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 3. Record Vote Number: 35. (consideration: CR S934-935; text as Senate agreed to House amendment: CR S934)

Feb. 12, 2014 Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 81, enrollment corrections on S. 25 have been made.
Feb. 12, 2014 Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
Feb. 11, 2014

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 326 - 90, 1 Present (Roll no. 60). (text: CR H1739)

Feb. 11, 2014 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1743)
Feb. 11, 2014 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.
Feb. 11, 2014 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 25.
Feb. 11, 2014 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1739-1741)
Feb. 11, 2014 Mr. Fitzpatrick moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
June 20, 2013 Held at the desk.
June 20, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
June 20, 2013 Received in the House.
June 19, 2013 Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4717-4722; text as passed Senate: CR S4717-4718)
April 22, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
April 22, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Wyden without amendment. With written report No. 113-15.
March 14, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.