posted on February 02, 2012 11:36
Down Payment to Protect National Security Act of 2011
Sen Kyl, Jon [AZ]
(10) Sen McCain, John [AZ], Sen Cornyn, John [TX], Sen Graham, Lindsey [SC], Sen Rubio, Marco [FL], Sen Ayotte, Kelly [NH], Sen Thune, John [SD] (2/2/2012), Sen Vitter, David [LA] (2/14/2012), Sen Inhofe, James M. [OK] (2/28/2012), Sen Portman, Rob [OH] (3/29/2012), Sen McConnell, Mitch [KY] (6/27/2012)
2/2/2012 Referred to Senate committee.
Read twice and referred to the Senate Committee on the Budget.
The bill would amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act), as amended by the Budget Control Act of 2011, to offset mandatory sequestration in security and non-security categories in FY2013-FY2021 with revenues resulting from the reduction in the federal workforce and the pay freeze under this Act.