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H.J.Res. 79 (112th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2012

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Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Harold “Hal” Rogers

Sponsor. Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2011
Length: 17 pages
Sep 14, 2011
112th Congress (2011–2013)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 14, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote. Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions.

Provisions of this resolution also appear in:

H.J.Res. 117: Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 28, 2012. (compare text)


Sep 14, 2011

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H.J.Res. 79 (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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 79. This is the one from the 112th Congress.

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

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