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H.R.1954 To implement the President's request to increase the statutory limit on the public debt., 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: May 31, 2011 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on May 31, 2011, with a roll call of 97 ayes, 318 nays, and 9 not voting.

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  • 21% of users support H.R.1954

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    • On May 31, 2011, by jcolley - Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling, every person needs to watch this documentary. "The Secret of Oz" http://youtu.be/swkq2E8mswI The world economy is doomed to spiral downwards until we do 2 things: outlaw government borrowing; 2. outlaw fractional reserve lending. Banks should only be allowed to lend out money they actually have and nations do not have to run up a "National Debt". Remember: It's not what backs the money, it's who controls its quantity.

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      As noted by jcolley, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 31, 2011, "Re: Raising the Debt Ceiling, every person needs to watch this documentary. "The Secret of Oz" http://youtu.be/swkq2E8mswI The world economy is doomed to spiral downwards until we do 2 things: outlaw government borrowing; 2. outlaw fractional reserve lending. Banks should only be allowed to lend out money they actually have and nations do not have to run up a "National Debt". Remember: It's not what backs the money, it's who controls its quantity."

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    • HR 1954 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 1954. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 1954. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1954&sa=U&ei=p1HST43iMajy2QWM69yYDw&ved=0CB0QmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNEFAvLFe2vpqX-Kr6su9oS8pL0fOQ)
    • HR 1954 - GovTrack.us - March 19, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 1954. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 19, 2012, "H.R. 1954. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1954&sa=U&ei=RP_QT6zyO-TB2QXR2KSLDw&ved=0CB0QmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNGL3D7VhyXwz2figuHNIRe9iczLpg)
    • H.R.3835: To extend the pay limitation for Members of Congress and ... - January 26, 2012 by opencongress.org - Opposing Bill, Opposing Senator, Opposing Representative. H.R.1954 H.R.1954 3 · H.R.358 Protect Life Act 3 · H.R.1540 SBIR/STTR Reauthoriza... 3 · H.Con.Res.210 H.Con.Res.210 2 · H.R.3200 America's Affordable ... 2 ...

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      As noted by opencongress.org on January 26, 2012, "Opposing Bill, Opposing Senator, Opposing Representative. H.R.1954 H.R.1954 3 · H.R.358 Protect Life Act 3 · H.R.1540 SBIR/STTR Reauthoriza... 3 · H.Con.Res.210 H.Con.Res.210 2 · H.R.3200 America's Affordable ... 2 ..." (/url?q=http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h3835/show&sa=U&ei=HLwyT4fMAabc2AWjyujMBw&ved=0CD8QmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNGvbk6KQnK-lCgZj8OJew9v5g0QgA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Persona non-grata - December 09, 2011 by Manila Bulleting Online - In HR 1954 which Umali filed Monday, the administration lawmaker also noted that Nathanielz was a Sri Lankan who was granted Filipino citizenship through a presidential decree issued in the 1970’s by then President Ferdinand E. Marcos. The highly ...

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      As noted by Manila Bulleting Online on December 09, 2011, "In HR 1954 which Umali filed Monday, the administration lawmaker also noted that Nathanielz was a Sri Lankan who was granted Filipino citizenship through a presidential decree issued in the 1970’s by then President Ferdinand E. Marcos. The highly ..." (http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/344247/persona-nongrata)
    • Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge | Congressional Update - Senate Activity / House ... - June 13, 2011 by Linex Legal (press release) (registration) - In related debt/deficit news, the House recently rejected a bill – HR 1954 – that would have raised the debt limit to $16.7 trillion (up from $14.3 trillion) without any accompanying proposals to cut spending. No Republican supported the bill, ...

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      As noted by Linex Legal (press release) (registration) on June 13, 2011, " In related debt/deficit news, the House recently rejected a bill – HR 1954 – that would have raised the debt limit to $16.7 trillion (up from $14.3 trillion) without any accompanying proposals to cut spending. No Republican supported the bill, ... " (http://ca.linexlegal.com/contents/view/2050151)
    • Your Legislators: Rothman on LGBT Pride Month - June 10, 2011 by Patch.com - Yes on HR 1954 (May 31), a bill to raise the public debt limit by $2.4 trillion. The government is expected to hit the current $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by August 2. Negotiations between the White House and congressional leaders continue. ...

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      As noted by Patch.com on June 10, 2011, " Yes on HR 1954 (May 31), a bill to raise the public debt limit by $2.4 trillion. The government is expected to hit the current $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by August 2. Negotiations between the White House and congressional leaders continue. ... " (http://fortlee.patch.com/articles/your-legislators-rothman-on-lgbt-pride-month)
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