Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.
May 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 20, 2006
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on March 20, 2006.
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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2006
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H.J.Res. 47 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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