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HR 6365 - National Security and Job Protection Act - National Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (223-196) - (Key vote)
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Title: National Security and Job Protection Act

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that repeals reductions to defense spending and requires the president to propose replacement reductions in other areas of discretionary spending.

Highlights:
  • Repeals required reductions to defense spending for fiscal year 2013-2014 if a bill is passed that replaces reductions in defense spending required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 with reductions in discretionary spending (Sec. 3).
  • Limits discretionary spending to no more than $1.05 trillion for fiscal year 2013-2014 (Sec. 3).
  • Requires the Office of Management and Budget and the president to repeal any discretionary spending that exceeds spending limit for fiscal year 2013-2014 (Sec. 3).
  • Reduces the discretionary spending limit for security and nonsecurity spending for fiscal year 2013-2014 by $19.10 billion beginning January 2, 2013 (Sec. 3).
  • Specifies that any order issued by the president to reduce direct spending for defense functions is null and void (Sec. 3).
  • Requires the president to propose 5-year spending reductions equal to or greater than those required by the Budget Control Act of 2011 by October 15, 2012 (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: National Security and Job Protection Act

Sponsors

  • Allen West (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

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