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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