H.J.Res. 43 (110th): Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.

Introduced:
May 17, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 110-91.
Text
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Last Updated
Sep 28, 2007
Length
1 pages
Related Bills
S.Con.Res. 21 (Related)
An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
May 17, 2007

 
Status

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 29, 2007.

Progress
Introduced May 17, 2007
Referred to Committee May 21, 2007
Reported by Committee Sep 12, 2007
Passed Senate Sep 27, 2007
Signed by the President Sep 29, 2007
 
Summary

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Votes
On the Joint Resolution
Sep 27, 2007 8:16 p.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 53/42

Cosponsors
none
Committees

Senate Finance

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

 
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Notes

H.J.Res. stands for House joint resolution.

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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9/29/2007--Public Law.
Increases the statutory limit on the public debt from $8.965 trillion to $9.815 trillion.

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