H.R. 2560 - Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011

Economics and public finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
To cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill was voted on in the House on July 19, 2011 
Senate Vote: On the Motion to Table H.R. 2560

PASSED on July 22, 2011.

1/2 required to pass

voted YES: 51 voted NO: 46
3 voted present/not voting

Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011

H.R. 2560 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
To cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget. (by CRS)
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Title
To cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget.
Other Titles
  • Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011
  • Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011
Sponsor
Jason Chaffetz
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Economics and public finance
  • Appropriations
  • Budget deficits and national debt
  • Budget process
  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Legislative rules and procedure
  • Terrorism
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Major Actions
Introduced7/15/2011
Referred to Committee
Passed House7/19/2011
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2560 Cut, Cap, and Balance Act7/19/2011This motion DID NOT PASS the House
188 voted YES 236 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 2560 Cut, Cap, and Balance Act7/19/2011This bill PASSED the House
234 voted YES 190 voted NO 9 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenateOn the Motion to Table H.R. 25607/22/2011This motion PASSED the Senate
51 voted YES 46 voted NO 3 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/15/2011
7/15/2011Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and Ways and Means, 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.
7/15/2011Referred to House Budget
7/15/2011Referred to House Rules
7/15/2011Referred to House Ways and Means
7/18/2011Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 355 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2560 with 4 hours of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
7/19/2011Rule H. Res. 355 passed House.
7/19/2011Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 355.
7/19/2011Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2560 with 4 hours of general debate. Motion to recommit allowed. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.
7/19/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with four hours of debate on H.R. 2560.
7/19/2011The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
7/19/2011Mr. Bishop (NY) moved to recommit with instructions to Rules.
7/19/2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Bishop (NY) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment that states it shall not be in order in the House of Representatives or the Senate to consider any balanced budget amendment to the Constitution that could result in a reduction in veterans benefits.
7/19/2011The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
7/19/2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
select this voteVote7/19/2011On Motion to Recommit with Instructions: H.R. 2560 Cut, Cap, and Balance Act
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage7/19/2011On Passage - House - H.R. 2560 Cut, Cap, and Balance Act
Put on a legislative calendar7/20/2011Received in the Senate. Read twice. Ordered Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 106.
7/21/2011Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
7/22/2011Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
currently selectedVote7/22/2011On the Motion to Table H.R. 2560
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators within 30 days of the vote "On the Motion to Table H.R. 2560" from Republican/Conservative, which…

supported this motion

Republican/Conservative

opposed this motion

Date Range of Contributions
Within days of the vote "On the Motion to Table H.R. 2560"
ContributorInterest groupAmountDatesort iconSenate memberPartyStateVote
Hilferty, Daniel JRepublican/Conservative$2,0006/25/11Orrin HatchRUTNo
Hilferty, Daniel JRepublican/Conservative$2,0006/25/11Orrin HatchRUTNo
Javits, Eric MRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/27/11Orrin HatchRUTNo
Javits, Eric MRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/27/11Orrin HatchRUTNo
Ellis, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/28/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Ellis, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/28/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/28/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/28/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$5006/28/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$5006/28/11Scott BrownRMANo
Young, GeorgeRepublican/Conservative$2506/28/11Scott BrownRMANo
Young, GeorgeRepublican/Conservative$2506/28/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lazzar, BelinaRepublican/Conservative$2006/29/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lazzar, BelinaRepublican/Conservative$2006/29/11Scott BrownRMANo
One Nation PacRepublican/Conservative$206/29/11Scott BrownRMANo
One Nation PacRepublican/Conservative$206/29/11Scott BrownRMANo
Jensen, Mary MrsRepublican/Conservative$5006/30/11John BarrassoRWYNo
Jensen, Mary MrsRepublican/Conservative$5006/30/11John BarrassoRWYNo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$1,0006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$4006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$4006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$-4006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$-4006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$-1,0006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lawrence, Robert MrRepublican/Conservative$-1,0006/30/11Scott BrownRMANo
Kasler, Barbara M MrsRepublican/Conservative$3007/11/11Scott BrownRMANo
Kasler, Barbara M MrsRepublican/Conservative$3007/11/11Scott BrownRMANo
Malone, Robert E MrRepublican/Conservative$2507/11/11Scott BrownRMANo
Malone, Robert E MrRepublican/Conservative$2507/11/11Scott BrownRMANo
Carlson, Henry JrRepublican/Conservative$2,0007/12/11John ThuneRSDNo
Dallmeyer, Carl FRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/13/11John ThuneRSDNo
Dallmeyer, Carl FRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/13/11John ThuneRSDNo
Grange, Carmen H MdRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/14/11John ThuneRSDNo
Grange, Carmen H MdRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/14/11John ThuneRSDNo
Hartman, James aRepublican/Conservative$5007/14/11John ThuneRSDNo
Waite, AngelaRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/14/11John ThuneRSDNo
Waite, AngelaRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/14/11John ThuneRSDNo
Brown, Virginia WRepublican/Conservative$5007/15/11John ThuneRSDNo
Greb, Joann LRepublican/Conservative$2,1007/18/11John ThuneRSDNo
Greb, Joann LRepublican/Conservative$2,1007/18/11John ThuneRSDNo
Greb, Joann LRepublican/Conservative$4007/18/11John ThuneRSDNo
Greb, Joann LRepublican/Conservative$4007/18/11John ThuneRSDNo
Hilsinger, Arthur RRepublican/Conservative$5007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Hilsinger, Arthur RRepublican/Conservative$5007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Malone, Robert ERepublican/Conservative$4007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Malone, Robert ERepublican/Conservative$4007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Paschall, Georgia TRepublican/Conservative$4007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Paschall, Georgia TRepublican/Conservative$4007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Richardson, Monte MissRepublican/Conservative$2007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Richardson, Monte MissRepublican/Conservative$2007/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Woodard, CarltonRepublican/Conservative$2507/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Woodard, CarltonRepublican/Conservative$2507/19/11John ThuneRSDNo
Cole, John PRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/20/11John ThuneRSDNo
Cole, John PRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/20/11John ThuneRSDNo
Morrison, JohnRepublican/Conservative$1,0007/20/11Mark KirkRILNo
Hansen, John MrRepublican/Conservative$6007/21/11Scott BrownRMANo
Hansen, John MrRepublican/Conservative$6007/21/11Scott BrownRMANo
Vaughan, Richard MrRepublican/Conservative$5007/21/11John BarrassoRWYNo
Vaughan, Richard MrRepublican/Conservative$5007/21/11John BarrassoRWYNo
Leyh, DonaldRepublican/Conservative$2507/25/11John ThuneRSDNo
Leyh, DonaldRepublican/Conservative$2507/25/11John ThuneRSDNo
Tobin, Raymond GRepublican/Conservative$2007/25/11John ThuneRSDNo
Tobin, Raymond GRepublican/Conservative$2007/25/11John ThuneRSDNo
Corey, Henry GRepublican/Conservative$2507/28/11Richard LugarRINNo
Corey, Henry GRepublican/Conservative$2507/28/11Richard LugarRINNo
Sunderland, JamesRepublican/Conservative$5007/29/11Mark KirkRILNo
Kinne, MarshallRepublican/Conservative$2508/1/11Roy BluntRMONo
Kinne, MarshallRepublican/Conservative$2508/1/11Roy BluntRMONo
Hall, Lawrence MrRepublican/Conservative$2008/3/11Mitch McConnellRKYNo
Holman, Mark a MrRepublican/Conservative$1,0008/3/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Harwood, David MrRepublican/Conservative$2508/5/11Mitch McConnellRKYNo
Corey, Henry MrRepublican/Conservative$3008/8/11Mitch McConnellRKYNo
Warren, JeanRepublican/Conservative$5008/8/11Mitch McConnellRKYNo
Young, George W MrRepublican/Conservative$2508/8/11Scott BrownRMANo
Young, George W MrRepublican/Conservative$2508/8/11Scott BrownRMANo
Green, Robert ERepublican/Conservative$2008/9/11John ThuneRSDNo
Helm, Ella MRepublican/Conservative$3008/9/11John ThuneRSDNo
Helm, Ella MRepublican/Conservative$3008/9/11John ThuneRSDNo
Wakefield, Gayle SRepublican/Conservative$2008/9/11John ThuneRSDNo
Wiegand, Samuel JRepublican/Conservative$5008/9/11John ThuneRSDNo
Hansen, John MrRepublican/Conservative$6008/10/11Scott BrownRMANo
Hansen, John MrRepublican/Conservative$6008/10/11Scott BrownRMANo
Kleiner, Walter HRepublican/Conservative$2508/10/11Mark KirkRILNo
Layton, Bruce MrRepublican/Conservative$2508/10/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Layton, Bruce MrRepublican/Conservative$2508/10/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Malone, Robert E MrRepublican/Conservative$2508/10/11Scott BrownRMANo
Malone, Robert E MrRepublican/Conservative$2508/10/11Scott BrownRMANo
CharlottepacRepublican/Conservative$5008/15/11Bob CorkerRTNNo
CharlottepacRepublican/Conservative$5008/15/11Bob CorkerRTNNo
Malone, RobertRepublican/Conservative$4008/15/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Malone, RobertRepublican/Conservative$4008/15/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Strasenburgh, JohnRepublican/Conservative$3758/15/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Strasenburgh, JohnRepublican/Conservative$3758/15/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Craig, JennyRepublican/Conservative$1,0008/16/11Scott BrownRMANo
Craig, JennyRepublican/Conservative$1,0008/16/11Scott BrownRMANo
Waller, Michael MrRepublican/Conservative$3008/16/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Waller, Michael MrRepublican/Conservative$3008/16/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Wiggin, LairdRepublican/Conservative$2508/16/11Scott BrownRMANo
Wiggin, LairdRepublican/Conservative$2508/16/11Scott BrownRMANo
Lemay, Frances WRepublican/Conservative$5008/17/11Richard LugarRINNo
Lemay, Frances WRepublican/Conservative$5008/17/11Richard LugarRINNo
Peery, MimiRepublican/Conservative$5,0008/17/11Orrin HatchRUTNo
Peery, MimiRepublican/Conservative$2,5008/17/11Orrin HatchRUTNo
Peery, MimiRepublican/Conservative$-2,5008/17/11Orrin HatchRUTNo
Strasenburgh, Ada MrsRepublican/Conservative$3008/17/11Mitch McConnellRKYNo
Reider, Richard MrRepublican/Conservative$5008/18/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
Reider, Richard MrRepublican/Conservative$5008/18/11Patrick ToomeyRPANo
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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Republican/Conservative interest groups, June 22, 2011 – August 21, 2011.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0No
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0No
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$250$0No
John BoozmanRAR$0$0No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$5,470$0No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0No
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Susan CollinsRME$0$0No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$500$0No
John CornynRTX$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$8,000$0No
Dean HellerRNV$0$0No
John HoevenRND$0$0No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$1,750$0No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$750$0No
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,550$0No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0No
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$10,900$0No
Patrick ToomeyRPA$3,825$0No
Mark UdallDCO$0$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0No
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0No
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0No
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0No
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$0Yes
Michael BennetDCO$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$0Yes
Roy BluntRMO$250$0No
John BoozmanRAR$0$0No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0Yes
Scott BrownRMA$5,470$0No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$0No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0No
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Susan CollinsRME$0$0No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$500$0No
John CornynRTX$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$0Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$0Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Kay HaganDNC$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$8,000$0No
Dean HellerRNV$0$0No
John HoevenRND$0$0No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$1,750$0No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$750$0No
Joe ManchinDWV$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,550$0No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$0No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0No
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$0Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$0No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$10,900$0No
Patrick ToomeyRPA$3,825$0No
Mark UdallDCO$0$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0No
Mark WarnerDVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0No
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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