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 Military, which…

opposed this motion

Military$183,469
$183,469

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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 Military 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$1,000Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$1,000No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,450No
John BarrassoRWY$0$250No
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,234Yes
Michael BennetDCO$0$500Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$4,800Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,400No
John BoozmanRAR$0$500No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$2,300Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$21,366No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$5,475Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$8,600No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,000Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$2,200No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0No
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Susan CollinsRME$0$3,000No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$250Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$500No
John CornynRTX$0$960No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$402No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$500Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$13,290Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$1,050Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,570No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Kay HaganDNC$0$500Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$250Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$200No
Dean HellerRNV$0$250No
John HoevenRND$0$250No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
Jim InhofeROK$0$500No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$2,400Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,250No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$1,000No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$0$2,709No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$3,800Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$750Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$400No
Carl LevinDMI$0$250Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$1,000No
Joe ManchinDWV$0$250Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$10,600Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$3,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$7,150No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$250Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$950Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$825Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$750No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,600No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$5,450Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$4,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,450Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$5,776No
Rob PortmanROH$0$2,550No
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,050Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$1,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$250No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$6,062No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$400Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$450No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,000Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,000Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$3,900No
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$3,800No
Mark UdallDCO$0$200Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$10,000No
Mark WarnerDVA$0$8,900Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$4,750Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$250Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$1,000No
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$1,000Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$1,000No
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$2,450No
John BarrassoRWY$0$250No
Max BaucusDMT$0$0Yes
Mark BegichDAK$0$1,234Yes
Michael BennetDCO$0$500Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$4,800Yes
Roy BluntRMO$0$1,400No
John BoozmanRAR$0$500No
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$2,300Yes
Scott BrownRMA$0$21,366No
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$5,475Yes
Richard BurrRNC$0$8,600No
Maria CantwellDWA$0$500Yes
Ben CardinDMD$0$1,000Yes
Tom CarperDDE$0$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,000Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$2,200No
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0No
Tom CoburnROK$0$0No
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0No
Susan CollinsRME$0$3,000No
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$0Yes
Chris CoonsDDE$0$250Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$0$500No
John CornynRTX$0$960No
Mike CrapoRID$0$0No
Jim DeMintRSC$0$402No
Dick DurbinDIL$0$500Yes
Mike EnziRWY$0$0No
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$0Yes
Alan FrankenDMN$0$13,290Yes
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$0$1,050Not Voting
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$2,570No
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0No
Kay HaganDNC$0$500Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$0$250Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$0$200No
Dean HellerRNV$0$250No
John HoevenRND$0$250No
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0No
Jim InhofeROK$0$500No
Dan InouyeDHI$0$2,400Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$1,250No
Mike JohannsRNE$0$0No
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$1,000No
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$0Yes
John KerryDMA$0$0Not Voting
Mark KirkRIL$0$2,709No
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$0$0No
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$3,800Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$750Yes
Mike LeeRUT$0$400No
Carl LevinDMI$0$250Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$1,000No
Joe ManchinDWV$0$250Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$10,600Not Voting
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$3,000Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$7,150No
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$250Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$950Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$825Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$0$750No
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$1,600No
Patty MurrayDWA$0$5,450Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$4,000Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,450Yes
Rand PaulRKY$0$5,776No
Rob PortmanROH$0$2,550No
Mark PryorDAR$0$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$2,050Yes
Harry ReidDNV$0$1,000Yes
Jim RischRID$0$0No
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$250No
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$0$6,062No
Bernie SandersIVT$0$400Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$450No
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,000Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$0No
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0No
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$250Yes
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,000Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$3,900No
Patrick ToomeyRPA$0$3,800No
Mark UdallDCO$0$200Yes
Tom UdallDNM$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$10,000No
Mark WarnerDVA$0$8,900Yes
Jim WebbDVA$0$4,750Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$250Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$1,000No
Ron WydenDOR$0$0Yes

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