Bill Text — Jan 21, 2011
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Jul 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010
Length: 7 pages
To deem any adjournment of the House of Representatives which is in effect on the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held during a Congress to be adjournment sine die, and to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing appropriations if a regular appropriation bill for a fiscal year does not become law before the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held during such fiscal year.
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Last Action: Jan 19, 2011
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