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- Main Title Legislative Procedures for Adjusting the Public Debt Limit: A Brief Overview
Author: Heniff, Bill, Jr.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2015-08-06
- Content Description: This report discusses the procedure for adjusting the public debt limit. Nearly all of the outstanding debt of the federal government is subject to a statutory limit, which is set forth as a dollar limitation in 31 U.S.C. 3101(b). From time to time, Congress considers and passes legislation to adjust or suspend this limit.
- Physical Description: 12 pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Budgets
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Public debt
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Debt limit
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Legislative procedure
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Congress
- Place Name: United States
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- CRS Report Number: RS21519
- Accession or Local Control No: RS21519_2015Aug06
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc743341