H.J.Res. 137 (105th): Continuing Appropriation FY99 (Sixth)


Oct 19, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 20, 1998

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 20, 1998.


Pub.L. 105-273


Robert Livingston Jr.

Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 20, 1998
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About the resolution

Full Title

Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1999, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Extends the law making continuing appropriations for FY 1999 through October 21, 1998. Read more >


Oct 19, 1998

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 19, 1998
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 20, 1998
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. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 20, 1998
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. 137”). 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.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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