H.Con.Res. 60: Expressing the sense of Congress that financial institutions should work proactively with their customers affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government who may be facing short-term financial hardship and long-term damage to their creditworthiness through no fault of their own.

Introduced:
Oct 11, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being agreed to
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Sponsor
Maxine Waters
Representative for California's 43rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Oct 11, 2013
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on October 11, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Oct 11, 2013
Referred to Committee Oct 11, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Prognosis

0% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being agreed to.

40% of concurrent resolutions made it past committee and only about 24% were agreed to in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
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H.Con.Res. stands for House concurrent resolution.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law.

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10/11/2013--Introduced.
Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) financial institutions should work with their customers affected by the shutdown of the federal government that began on October 1, 2013; and (2) employees furloughed due to the shutdown should be compensated at their standard rate of compensation for the period beginning on such date through the date on which the lapse in appropriations ends, consistent with the principle adopted by the House when it passed H.R. 3223.

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