H.R. 339 (112th): End the Lame Duck Act

Introduced:
Jan 19, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Lynn Jenkins
Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jan 19, 2011
Length
8 pages
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Status

This bill was introduced on January 19, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jan 19, 2011
Referred to Committee Jan 19, 2011
 
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.

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1/19/2011--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 federal office during a Congress (beginning with the 112th Congress) pursuant to a concurrent resolution providing for the adjournment of the House.
Authorizes the Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the Senate, or their respective designees, acting jointly and with the written agreement of the Minority Leaders of both chambers, to notify the Members of the House and Senate to reassemble if each determines that it is in the interest of the United States to do so.
Provides 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.

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