H.R. 1916 (105th): Government Shutdown Prevention Act


Jun 17, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 17, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George Gekas

Representative for Pennsylvania's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 17, 1997
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To prevent Government shutdowns.

Summary (CRS)

6/17/1997--Introduced.Government Shutdown Prevention Act - Provides for continuing appropriations (at 100 percent of the rate of operations provided for in FY 1997) in the absence of regular appropriations for FY ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 17, 1997

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1916”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4094 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 17, 1996

H.R. 142 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1999

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