S.Con.Res. 21 (110th): An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2008 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2007 and 2009 through 2012.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.
Introduced:

Mar 16, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on May 17, 2007

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on May 17, 2007. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.

Sponsor:

Kent Conrad

Senator from North Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 3, 2007
Length: 44 pages

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History

Mar 16, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 16, 2007
 
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.

Mar 23, 2007
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

May 8, 2007
 
Passed House

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law.

May 8, 2007
 
Text Published

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

May 17, 2007
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

May 17, 2007
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law.

Jul 3, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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