H.R.1255 - Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011

To prevent a shutdown of the government of the United States, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To prevent a shutdown of the government of the United States, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 as introduced.
  • Short: Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 as passed house.

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President
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03/30/11
 
04/01/11
 
 
 
 
 

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Representative

Steve Womack

R-AR

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Result: Passed - April 01, 2011

Roll call number 224 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 1255 Government Shutdown Prevention Act

 

Official Summary

Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 - Enacts into law the provisions of H.R. 1 (Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011), as passed by the House on February 19, 2011, if the House has not received a message from the Senate before April 6, 2011, stating that it has passed a meas

Official Summary

Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 - Enacts into law the provisions of H.R. 1 (Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011), as passed by the House on February 19, 2011, if the House has not received a message from the Senate before April 6, 2011, stating that it has passed a measure providing for the appropriations for the federal departments and agencies for the remainder of FY2011. Prohibits the Secretary of the Senate and the Chief Administrative Officer of the House, respectively, from disbursing to each Member or Delegate the amount of his or her salary for each day that:
(1) there is more than a 24-hour lapse in appropriations for any federal agency or department for failure to enact a regular appropriations bill or continuing resolution, or
(2) the federal government is unable to make payments or meet obligations because the public debt limit has been reached. Imposes the same restrictions on the President with respect to receiving a disbursement of basic pay during such period.

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