H.J.Res. 170 (104th): Continuing Appropriation (thirteenth)

Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1996, and for other purposes.



Mar 29, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 29, 1996

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on March 29, 1996.


Pub.L. 104-122


Robert Livingston Jr.

Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district



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Mar 29, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 29, 1996
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 29, 1996
Passed Senate

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Mar 29, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 170 (104th) was a joint 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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