H.J.Res. 280 (101st): Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.

Introduced:

May 22, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 8, 1989

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 8, 1989.

Law:

Pub.L. 101-140

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1989

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History

May 22, 1989
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 25, 1989
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 7, 1989
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 7, 1989
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 8, 1989
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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