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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.
7/22/2010--Introduced.End the Lame Duck Act - Considers the House of Representatives to be adjourned sine die if it stands adjourned on the date of the regularly scheduled general election for ... Read more >
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 339 (112th).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5842 — 111th Congress: End the Lame Duck Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5842
“H.R. 5842 — 111th Congress: End the Lame Duck Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5842>
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