H.Con.Res. 9 (113th): Govern Before Going Home Resolution


Jan 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Scott” Rigell

Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 22, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Prohibiting the House or Senate from adjourning for a period of more than 5 days during a fiscal year unless the House involved has adopted a concurrent resolution on the budget for such fiscal year and has approved legislation to provide funding for the operations of the government for the entire fiscal year.

Summary (CRS)

1/22/2013--Introduced.Govern Before Going Home Resolution - Prohibits the House of Representatives or Senate from adjourning for a period of more than five days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays, except ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 22, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 9”). 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.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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