H.J.Res. 51 (108th): Debt Limit Increase resolution


Apr 11, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 27, 2003

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on May 27, 2003.


Pub.L. 108-24


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Last Updated: May 23, 2003
Length: 1 pages

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Full Title

Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 51” means this is a House 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.


Apr 11, 2003
Reported by Committee
May 1, 2003
Passed Senate
May 23, 2003
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Enacted — Signed by the President
May 27, 2003


May 23, 2003 10:31 a.m.
Amendment Rejected 47/52
May 23, 2003 11:40 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/47
May 23, 2003 12:03 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 50/49
May 23, 2003 12:59 p.m.
Motion Rejected 47/52
May 23, 2003 1:38 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/46
May 23, 2003 2:30 p.m.
Bill Passed 53/44

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