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

Economics and public finance. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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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
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Total contributions given to Senators from Teachers unions, which…

opposed this motion

Teachers unions$1,026,450
$1,026,450

0 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed

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Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011: On the Motion to Table H.R. 2560

0 organizations supported this motion

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Teachers unions interest groups, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0No
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000No
Max BaucusDMT$0$19,200Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$27,000Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$22,750Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$15,000Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0No
John BoozmanRAR$0$0No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,150Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$2,400No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$27,150Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$20,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$2,000Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$25,250Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,000No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0No
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$1,000No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$19,750Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0No
John CornynRTX$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$26,200Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$11,000Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$31,250Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$61,000Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$23,300Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$20,500Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0No
Dean HellerRNV$0$0No
John HoevenRND$0$5,000No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$15,000Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$20,000Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$20,250Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$0$16,500No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$20,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$10,000Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$18,000Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$17,500Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$20,000Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$25,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$27,500Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$21,000Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$22,000Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$17,500Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$5,000No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$8,500No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$28,500Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$10,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$20,750Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0No
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$20,000Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$16,900Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$27,150Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,000No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$20,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$20,600Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$18,250Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$23,500Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$2,000No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$22,950Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$20,000Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0No
Mark UdallDCO$0$23,000Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$24,250Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$15,250Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$21,200Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0No
Ron WydenDOR$0$15,000Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$0No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$0No
John BarrassoRWY$0$1,000No
Max BaucusDMT$0$19,200Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$27,000Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$22,750Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$15,000Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$0No
John BoozmanRAR$0$0No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$25,150Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$2,400No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$27,150Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$0No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$1,500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$20,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$2,000Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$25,250Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,000No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0No
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$1,000No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$19,750Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0No
John CornynRTX$0$0No
Mike CrapoRID$0$1,000No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$26,200Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$11,000Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$31,250Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$61,000Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$0No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$23,300Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$20,500Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$0No
Dean HellerRNV$0$0No
John HoevenRND$0$5,000No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
Jim InhofeROK$0$0No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$15,000Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$20,000Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$20,250Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$0$16,500No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$20,000Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$10,000Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$18,000Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$17,500Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$0No
Carl LevinDMI$0$20,000Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$25,000Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$27,500Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$0No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$21,000Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$22,000Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$17,500Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$5,000No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$8,500No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$28,500Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$10,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$20,750Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$0No
Rob PortmanROH$0$0No
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$20,000Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$16,900Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$27,150Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$1,000No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$20,000Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$0No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$20,600Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$18,250Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$23,500Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$2,000No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$22,950Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$20,000Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0No
Mark UdallDCO$0$23,000Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$24,250Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$15,250Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$21,200Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0No
Ron WydenDOR$0$15,000Yes

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Interest Groups that opposed this motion

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