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S.Con.Res. 70 (110th): Budget resolution FY2009

An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2009 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2008 and 2010 through 2013.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 7, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Jun 5, 2008

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on June 5, 2008. 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: Jun 5, 2008
Length: 48 pages

History

Mar 7, 2008
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 7, 2008
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 14, 2008
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Mar 20, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate.

May 14, 2008
 
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. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

May 14, 2008
 
Text Published

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

Jun 4, 2008
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

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 Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Jun 5, 2008
 
Conference Report Agreed to by 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.

Jun 5, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S.Con.Res. 70 (110th) was a concurrent 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.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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