Clearing the Air on the Debt Limit Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Clearing the Air on the Debt Limit

Creator

  • Author: Austin, D. Andrew
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Analyst in Economic Policy
  • Author: Thomas, Kenneth R.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Legislative Attorney

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.

Date

  • Creation: 2017-11-02

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This report provides clarifications on five common debt limit contentions or questions which are: The United States had debt limits before 1917, Did the Federal government default in the 1970s?, Were "clean" debt limit increases once the norm?, Could a platinum coin avoid a binding debt limit?, Would the Fourteenth Amendment allow the President to act unilaterally?, and Is the debt limit obsolete?
  • Physical Description: 15 p.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Debt limit
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Public debt
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Budgets

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R45011
  • Accession or Local Control No: R45011_2017Nov02
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1043199