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

History

Sep 7, 2011
 
Introduced

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Sep 12, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 14, 2011
 
Passed House

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

H.J.Res. 77 (112th) was a joint 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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