H.J.Res. 2 (108th): Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003

Joint Resolution making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2003, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 7, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 20, 2003

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 20, 2003.

Law:

Pub.L. 108-7

Sponsor:

W. Bill Young

Representative for Florida's 10th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2003
Length: 544 pages

History

Jan 7, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 8, 2003
 
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.

Jan 23, 2003
 
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.

Jan 23, 2003
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Public Print.

Feb 13, 2003
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

Feb 13, 2003
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

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

Feb 20, 2003
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 2 (108th) 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 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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