HR 1908

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1908

To specify the priority of the obligations of the United States Government if the debt ceiling is reached, to provide for an emergency appropriation of funds to pay for certain defense and national security obligations during a gap in funding, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 13, 2011

Mr. AKIN introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure and Armed Services, 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


A BILL

To specify the priority of the obligations of the United States Government if the debt ceiling is reached, to provide for an emergency appropriation of funds to pay for certain defense and national security obligations during a gap in funding, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SENSE OF CONGRESS.

SEC. 2. PRIORITY OF PAYMENTS IF THE DEBT CEILING IS REACHED.

SEC. 3. EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FOR DEFENSE AND NATIONAL SECURITY DURING A FUNDING GAP.

SEC. 4. REPORT ON PRIORITIZATION.

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