S.J.Res. 25 (112th): A joint resolution 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.

Introduced:

Sep 6, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 6, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/6/2011--Introduced.Disapproves of the President's exercise of authority to increase the debt limit.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 77 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 14, 2011

H.J.Res. 98 (Related)
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Passed House
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 25” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Sep 6, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
25 cosponsors (25R) (show)
Votes
Sep 8, 2011 7:50 p.m.
Motion to Proceed Rejected 45/52

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