S.RES.215: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Federal Government should not bail out any State.

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Sponsor Mark Steven Kirk, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 7 (All Republicans)
Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action Aug. 1, 2013
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Bill Summary

States that: (1) the federal government should take no action to redeem, assume, or guarantee any state debt; and (2) the Secretary of the Treasury should report to Congress any negotiations to engage in actions that would result in an outlay of federal funds on behalf of state creditors.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Aug. 1, 2013 Referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6237)