Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.
Sponsor and status
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.
H.J.Res. 47 (109th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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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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