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H.R.1255 Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 08, 2011 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 29.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on April 01, 2011, with a roll call of 221 ayes, 202 nays, and 8 not voting.

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  • 61% of users oppose H.R.1255

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  • H.R.1255 has been viewed 10,434 times

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    • On April 08, 2011, by Autodidactic_American - what a bloody waste of time. I don't remember the last time seeing such a blatantly political stunt.

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      As noted by Autodidactic_American, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 08, 2011, "what a bloody waste of time. I don't remember the last time seeing such a blatantly political stunt."
    • On April 08, 2011, by kathleneF - With only 2 days until the end of the existing placeholder budget, a federal solution still has not been reached. The possibility of a federal government shutdown in 2011 seems more real each day. Depending on which government agency you interact with on a daily or weekly basis, the shutdown could affect you differently. For some, the shutdown will be very disruptive. For many, the shutdown is, at most, a mild disruption. The proof is here: <a title="Possible government shutdown would only shut some agencies" href="http://www.newsytype.com/5319-federal-government-shutdown-2011/">How a federal government shutdown in 2011 could affect you<

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      As noted by kathleneF, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 08, 2011, " With only 2 days until the end of the existing placeholder budget, a federal solution still has not been reached. The possibility of a federal government shutdown in 2011 seems more real each day. Depending on which government agency you interact with on a daily or weekly basis, the shutdown could affect you differently. For some, the shutdown will be very disruptive. For many, the shutdown is, at most, a mild disruption. The proof is here: <a title="Possible government shutdown would only shut some agencies" href="http://www.newsytype.com/5319-federal-government-shutdown-2011/">How a federal government shutdown in 2011 could affect you<"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Republicans Putting Their Perks and Pay Before their Constituents ... - June 13, 2012 by admin - Sources: (1) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1255, Vote #223, 04/01/11; (2) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1363, Vote #246, 04/07/11. Republicans voted to protect a loophole that allows Members of Congress to personally collect ...

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      As noted by admin on June 13, 2012, "Sources: (1) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1255, Vote #223, 04/01/11; (2) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1363, Vote #246, 04/07/11. Republicans voted to protect a loophole that allows Members of Congress to personally collect ..." (/url?q=http://donner-party.com/republicans-putting-their-perks-and-pay-before-their-constituents&sa=U&ei=HrHfT5WeK6Wg2gWu_LHvCQ&ved=0CCYQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEcls09vJ3Zv5I9rI-aRSlmkdiK4Q)
    • Republicans Putting Their Perks and Pay Before their Constituents ... - June 13, 2012 by admin - Sources: (1) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1255, Vote #223, 04/01/11; (2) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1363, Vote #246, 04/07/11. Republicans voted to protect a loophole that allows Members of Congress to personally collect ...

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      As noted by admin on June 13, 2012, "Sources: (1) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1255, Vote #223, 04/01/11; (2) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1363, Vote #246, 04/07/11. Republicans voted to protect a loophole that allows Members of Congress to personally collect ..." (/url?q=http://donner-party.com/republicans-putting-their-perks-and-pay-before-their-constituents&sa=U&ei=tDHeT6PhM7C16AHyiJSfCw&ved=0CCYQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNG3jLn643RccmZQ-qan8Qo4HGDChQ)
    • Republicans Putting Their Perks and Pay Before their Constituents ... - June 13, 2012 by admin - Sources: (1) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1255, Vote #223, 04/01/11; (2) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1363, Vote #246, 04/07/11. Republicans voted to protect a loophole that allows Members of Congress to personally collect ...

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      As noted by admin on June 13, 2012, "Sources: (1) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1255, Vote #223, 04/01/11; (2) Motion to Recommit on H.R. 1363, Vote #246, 04/07/11. Republicans voted to protect a loophole that allows Members of Congress to personally collect ..." (/url?q=http://donner-party.com/republicans-putting-their-perks-and-pay-before-their-constituents&sa=U&ei=be_cT4vvGIWo8gSnpNXECg&ved=0CCYQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNHyq5BK5PGeI_Mr_loymM2BYsagRw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Lawmakers' Double Standard - April 12, 2011 by The Ledger - In the same week these three voted not to continue the Home Affordable Program (HR 839) for active military personnel they voted no on a bill to block lawmakers from getting paid during any government closure (HR 1255). In other words, it is OK for GI ...

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      As noted by The Ledger on April 12, 2011, " In the same week these three voted not to continue the Home Affordable Program (HR 839) for active military personnel they voted no on a bill to block lawmakers from getting paid during any government closure (HR 1255). In other words, it is OK for GI ..." (http://www.theledger.com/article/20110414/EDIT02/110419723/1002/SPORTS?Title=Lawmakers-Double-Standard)
    • The Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 - April 11, 2011 by Lexology (registration) - This afternoon the House passed the Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 (HR 1255) as a political statement against the delayed FY2011 appropriations resolution. In part, the bill provides that if the Senate does not pass a CR for the remainder ...

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      As noted by Lexology (registration) on April 11, 2011, " This afternoon the House passed the Government Shutdown Prevention Act of 2011 (HR 1255) as a political statement against the delayed FY2011 appropriations resolution. In part, the bill provides that if the Senate does not pass a CR for the remainder ... " (http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=172b6b29-5531-4a97-98b5-a89d0d593365)
    • How they voted: Maine's congressional delegation, March 28-April 7, 2011 - April 07, 2011 by Bangor Daily News - Vote 3: PREVENTING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: The House has passed the Government Shutdown Prevention Act (HR 1255), sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ariz. The bill would enact into law the House-passed 2011 budget in the event that the Senate fails to pass ..

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      As noted by Bangor Daily News on April 07, 2011, " Vote 3: PREVENTING GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: The House has passed the Government Shutdown Prevention Act (HR 1255), sponsored by Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ariz. The bill would enact into law the House-passed 2011 budget in the event that the Senate fails to pass .." (http://new.bangordailynews.com/2011/04/08/politics/how-they-voted-maine%E2%80%99s-congressional-delegation-march-28-april-7-2011/?ref=latest)
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