H.J.Res. 45 (111th): Increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.


Apr 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 12, 2010

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 12, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-139


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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010
Length: 23 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/4/2010--Public Law.Increases the statutory limit on the public debt from $12.394 trillion to $14.294 trillion.TitleI - Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 - Section4 - Authorizes a ... Read more >


Apr 29, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 29, 2009
Text Published

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

Jan 28, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Feb 12, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Aug 25, 2010
Text Published

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

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 45”). 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.


Committee Assignments

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

Jan 28, 2010 12:03 p.m.
Amendment Agreed to 60/40
On the Joint Resolution
Jan 28, 2010 12:21 p.m.
Joint Resolution Passed 60/39

Related Bills
H.Res. 1065 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 45) ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 4, 2010

S.Con.Res. 13 (Caused-Action)
An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government ...

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution)
Apr 29, 2009

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