H.J.Res. 77 (112th): Relating to the disapproval of the President’s exercise of authority to increase the debt limit, as submitted under section 3101A of title 31, United States Code, on August 2, 2011.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 14, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Tom Reed II

Representative for New York's 29th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011
Length: 2 pages

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History

Sep 7, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 12, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 14, 2011
 
Passed House

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

This page is about a resolution in the United States Congress. 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.

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