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H.R.1473 Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Apr 15, 2011 Presented to President.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Appropriations

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Budget

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on April 14, 2011, with a roll call of 81 ayes, 19 nays, and 0 not voting.

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  • 50% of users oppose H.R.1473

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This is the spending bill negotiated behind-the-scenes by congressional leaders and the Obama Administration. It would keep the government funded until the end of the 2011 fiscal year while cutting $38 billion in spending authority below 2010 levels. The Congressional Budget Office estimates it will lead to an increase in outlays of $3.3 billion over 2010 levels. All federal departments besides the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs would face cuts under the bill. See the House Appropriations Committee for detailed summary info.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This is the spending bill negotiated behind-the-scenes by congressional leaders and the Obama Administration. It would keep the government funded until the end of the 2011 fiscal year while cutting $38 billion in spending authority below 2010 levels. The Congressional Budget Office estimates it will lead to an increase in outlays of $3.3 billion over 2010 levels. All federal departments besides the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs would face cuts under the bill. See the House Appropriations Committee for detailed summary info.

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On April 15, 2011, by kevinmcc - CBO: Spending Bill Cuts $352 Million, Not $38 Billion as Advertised I read before this report there were no cuts, the budget was increased by $3.8 billion. What a joke.

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      As noted by kevinmcc, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 15, 2011, "CBO: Spending Bill Cuts $352 Million, Not $38 Billion as Advertised I read before this report there were no cuts, the budget was increased by $3.8 billion. What a joke."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • House Session 2011-04-14 (16:55:00-17:56:59) - Debt Help - July 30, 2012 by Robin - House Session 2011-04-14 (16:55:00-17:56:59)Consideration of HR 1473–Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, H. Con. Res. 35–Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to ...

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      As noted by Robin on July 30, 2012, "House Session 2011-04-14 (16:55:00-17:56:59)Consideration of HR 1473–Department of Defense and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011, H. Con. Res. 35–Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to ..." (/url?q=http://debthelp.debtfreestatus.com/2012/07/30/house-session-2011-04-14-165500-175659/&sa=U&ei=bR4XUILMOJSo8gSg1IHYAQ&ved=0CDYQmAEwBQ&usg=AFQjCNFHWUL20aiiAkdnMlNkTbAmk-XyqA)
    • Zelenik: Black a Mudslinger | Tennessee Report - July 24, 2012 by TN Press Release Center - “Congresswoman Black has been misleading Republicans in agitated comments at campaign events about her record of voting to increasing the debt (S.365), funding Obamacare (HR 1, HJ Res. 48, HR 1473, S.365, HR 2608 ...

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      As noted by TN Press Release Center on July 24, 2012, "“Congresswoman Black has been misleading Republicans in agitated comments at campaign events about her record of voting to increasing the debt (S.365), funding Obamacare (HR 1, HJ Res. 48, HR 1473, S.365, HR 2608 ..." (/url?q=http://tnreport.com/blog/2012/07/23/zelenik-black-a-mudslinger/&sa=U&ei=bR4XUILMOJSo8gSg1IHYAQ&ved=0CCcQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNFWblzZVb7HcpkFo7eMtRpd6qiZag)
    • Zelenik: Black a Mudslinger | Tennessee Report - July 24, 2012 by TN Press Release Center - “Congresswoman Black has been misleading Republicans in agitated comments at campaign events about her record of voting to increasing the debt (S.365), funding Obamacare (HR 1, HJ Res. 48, HR 1473, S.365, HR 2608 ...

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      As noted by TN Press Release Center on July 24, 2012, "“Congresswoman Black has been misleading Republicans in agitated comments at campaign events about her record of voting to increasing the debt (S.365), funding Obamacare (HR 1, HJ Res. 48, HR 1473, S.365, HR 2608 ..." (/url?q=http://tnreport.com/blog/2012/07/23/zelenik-black-a-mudslinger/&sa=U&ei=89MRUPPSF8mV7AG59oH4BA&ved=0CCIQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNEQ2vtcEsA24jmnN9OektR_PGSnOA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Federal cuts affect Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring - June 10, 2011 by Morris Daily Herald - ...— and the President signed into law — H.R.1473, which provides full-year funding for the Federal Government for FY 2011. H.R. 1473 does not include a provision for the Mentoring Children of Prisoners (MCP) program and, therefore, there was no fundin

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      As noted by Morris Daily Herald on June 10, 2011, "...— and the President signed into law — H.R.1473, which provides full-year funding for the Federal Government for FY 2011. H.R. 1473 does not include a provision for the Mentoring Children of Prisoners (MCP) program and, therefore, there was no fundin" (http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/articles/2011/06/10/54335439/index.xml)
    • Reframing the Debate - May 18, 2011 by Inside Higher Ed - Arnold Mitchem, president of the Council for Opportunity in Education, which advocates on behalf of first-generation, low-income and disabled college students, blasted federal policy, specifically HR 1473, the recently brokered legislative compromise ...

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      As noted by Inside Higher Ed on May 18, 2011, " Arnold Mitchem, president of the Council for Opportunity in Education, which advocates on behalf of first-generation, low-income and disabled college students, blasted federal policy, specifically HR 1473, the recently brokered legislative compromise ... " (http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/05/18/faculty_leaders_launch_campaign_for_future_of_higher_education)
    • House GOP Finds $30B in New Cuts; Reps. Seek 'Reset' on Medicare Talks - May 12, 2011 by California Healthline - The package of new spending cuts comes less than a month after President Obama signed a FY 2011 continuing resolution measure (HR 1473), which Democrats and Republicans passed just hours before the federal government would have been forced to shut down ..

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      As noted by California Healthline on May 12, 2011, " The package of new spending cuts comes less than a month after President Obama signed a FY 2011 continuing resolution measure (HR 1473), which Democrats and Republicans passed just hours before the federal government would have been forced to shut down .." (http://www.californiahealthline.org/articles/2011/5/12/house-gop-finds-30b-in-new-cuts-reps-seek-reset-on-medicare-talks.aspx)
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