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


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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Last Updated: Mar 29, 1996
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About the resolution

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

3/29/1996--Introduced.Amends the Balanced Budget Downpayment Act, I, as amended, and Public Law 104-92, as amended, to extend the March 29 and April 3 appropriation deadline provisions under such Acts to ... Read more >


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

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

Mar 29, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 170”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On the Joint Resolution
Mar 29, 1996 2:38 p.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 64/24

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