Summary: H.R.2990 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (05/18/1983)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Increases the public debt limit from $400,000,000,000 to $1,389,000,000,000.

Repeals the provision of the Act of September 30, 1982, which provides for temporary increases in the public debt limit.

Increases the limit on long-term government bonds to not more than $150,000,000,000 (currently, $110,000,000,000).