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S.788: A bill to suspend the fiscal year 2013 sequester and establish limits on war-related spending.
About this Bill
|This bill was introduced in the||113th Congress|
|This bill is primarily about||economics and public finance|
|You can||read the bill|
|Sponsor||Harry Reid, D-Nev.|
|Introduced||April 23, 2013|
|Latest Major Action||April 24, 2013|
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|See it on||C-SPAN|
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Makes available for the federal government for FY2013 the amount that would have been made available for the fiscal year if the following actions had not occurred:
- sequestration of discretionary spending limits and automatic sequestrations to enforce a specified budget goal under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act);
- rescission of the applicable percentage of budget authority provided (or obligation limit imposed) for FY2013 for any discretionary account in divisions A through E of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013; and
- any presidential sequestration order.
Amends the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act with respect to mandatory sequestration, within 15 calendar days after Congress adjourns to end a session, in order to eliminate a budget-year breach, if any, within any category. Requires any amount of budget authority for overseas contingency operations and rel...
(Source: Congressional Research Service)
|April 24, 2013||Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 64.|
|April 23, 2013||Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2901)|