Legislators
Bills
Statements
Represent

S.799: A bill to provide for a sequester replacement.

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 James M. Inhofe, R-Okla.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Republicans)
Introduced April 24, 2013
Latest Major Action April 25, 2013
See it on GovTrack
See it on C-SPAN

Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

Requires the President, by May 15, 2013, to submit to Congress a qualifying sequester replacement plan proposing to cancel permanently at least $85.333 billion of budgetary resources available for FY2013 from any discretionary appropriations or direct spending account. Requires further that:

  • up to $42.666.500 billion of budgetary resources be cancelled from defense spending (budget function 050);
  • any cancellation of such budgetary resources comply with the policies under and consistent with amounts authorized in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 (NDAA FY2013);
  • the cancellation is not implemented through changes to programs or activities contained in the Internal Revenue Code, or increases governmental receipts, offsetting collections, or offsetting receipts;
  • any cancellation of budgetary resources in a non-defense spending account may not be offset against an increase in another such account; and
  • the propo...

    (Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 25, 2013 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 65.
April 24, 2013 Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.