Summary: H.R.6716 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/30/2012)

Amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) to eliminate automatic sequestrations for FY2013.

(The Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act was amended by the Budget Control Act of 2011 to revise the discretionary spending limits and reduce the discretionary appropriations and direct spending specified in the Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act unless a joint committee bill achieving an amount greater than $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction is enacted by January 15, 2012.)

Prohibits the President from issuing a sequestration order to carry out any sequestration that the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) estimates is required for FY2013.