H.R. 5842 (111th): End the Lame Duck Act

Introduced:

Jul 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 22, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lynn Jenkins

Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 22, 2010
 
Introduced

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H.R. 339 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 2011

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