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

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History

Sep 6, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

Details

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

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

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 14, 2011

H.J.Res. 98 (Related)
Relating to the disapproval of the President’s exercise of authority to increase the debt ...

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012

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