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
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from Civil servant/public employee, which…

opposed this motion

Civil servant/public employee$3,716,611
$3,716,611

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

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Civil servant/public employee 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$500Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$46,250No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$21,550No
John BarrassoRWY$0$5,500No
Max BaucusDMT$0$15,850Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$69,197Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$129,263Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$10,983Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$62,500Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$38,450No
John BoozmanRAR$0$21,150No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$166,200Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$93,839No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$144,226Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$15,325No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$55,950Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$31,625Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$17,384Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$53,491Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$25,550No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$19,650No
Tom CoburnROK$0$1,450No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$6,900No
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$28,981No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$37,771Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$30,500No
John CornynRTX$0$59,475No
Mike CrapoRID$0$4,600No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$3,550No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$79,231Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$41,734Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$74,729Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$89,826Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$12,400No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$9,300No
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$42,200Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$31,300Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$21,400No
Dean HellerRNV$0$14,300No
John HoevenRND$0$20,250No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$3,750No
Jim InhofeROK$0$12,500No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$38,100Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$39,050No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$10,800No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$6,951No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$8,800Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$23,750Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$0$33,577No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$32,300Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$-100No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$62,451Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$23,300Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$14,350Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$450No
Carl LevinDMI$0$46,500Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$39,820No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$38,350Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$36,010Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$96,050Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$83,313No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$110,205Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$63,488Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$26,650Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$20,050No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$31,100No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$135,425Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$8,750Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$92,490Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$20,970No
Rob PortmanROH$0$39,100No
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$19,600Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$13,750Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$104,450Yes
Jim RischRID$0$5,014No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,600No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$23,500Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$30,915No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$11,350Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$10,300Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$29,610No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$65,345Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$9,675No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$5,300No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$39,400Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$94,380Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$9,244No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$25,142No
Mark UdallDCO$0$63,796Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$70,657Yes
David VitterRLA$0$15,000No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$105,500Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$5,200Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$26,187Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$48,167No
Ron WydenDOR$0$11,899Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$500Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$46,250No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$21,550No
John BarrassoRWY$0$5,500No
Max BaucusDMT$0$15,850Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$69,197Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$129,263Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$10,983Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$62,500Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$38,450No
John BoozmanRAR$0$21,150No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$166,200Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$93,839No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$144,226Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$15,325No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$55,950Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$31,625Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$17,384Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$53,491Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$25,550No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$19,650No
Tom CoburnROK$0$1,450No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$6,900No
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$28,981No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$37,771Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$30,500No
John CornynRTX$0$59,475No
Mike CrapoRID$0$4,600No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$3,550No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$79,231Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$1,000No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$41,734Yes
Al FrankenDMN$0$74,729Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$89,826Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$12,400No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$9,300No
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$42,200Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$31,300Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$21,400No
Dean HellerRNV$0$14,300No
John HoevenRND$0$20,250No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$3,750No
Jim InhofeROK$0$12,500No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$38,100Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$39,050No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$10,800No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$6,951No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$8,800Yes
John F. KerryDMA$0$23,750Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$0$33,577No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$32,300Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$-100No
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$62,451Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$23,300Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$14,350Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$450No
Carl LevinDMI$0$46,500Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$39,820No
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$38,350Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$36,010Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$96,050Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$83,313No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$110,205Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$63,488Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$26,650Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$20,050No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$31,100No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$135,425Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$8,750Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$92,490Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$20,970No
Rob PortmanROH$0$39,100No
Mark L. PryorDAR$0$19,600Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$13,750Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$104,450Yes
Jim RischRID$0$5,014No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$19,600No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$23,500Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$30,915No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$11,350Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$10,300Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$29,610No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$65,345Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$9,675No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$5,300No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$39,400Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$94,380Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$9,244No
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$25,142No
Mark UdallDCO$0$63,796Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$70,657Yes
David VitterRLA$0$15,000No
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$105,500Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$5,200Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$26,187Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$48,167No
Ron WydenDOR$0$11,899Yes

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