H.J.Res. 47 (109th): Debt Limit Increase resolution
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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About the resolution
- Full Title
Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Apr 28, 2005
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 47” 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.
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The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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