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

Introduced:

Apr 11, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 27, 2003

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

Law:

Pub.L. 108-24

Text:

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Last Updated: May 23, 2003
Length: 1 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.

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History

Apr 11, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 11, 2003
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

May 1, 2003
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 23, 2003
 
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.

May 27, 2003
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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.

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