H.R.1999: Protect Seniors and Cut Waste Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced March 18, 2021
  • Latest Major Action March 18, 2021

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Bill Summary

Protect Seniors and Cut Waste Act This bill prohibits the budgetary effects of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 from being counted for the purposes of determining whether a specified sequester occurs under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010. (The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provided funding to address the impact of COVID-19. Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending reductions under which...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.1999.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 18, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
March 18, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Oversight and Reform, the Budget, and Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 18, 2021

Introduced in the House by Jason Smith (R-Mo.)

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