H.J.Res. 86: Consumer Product Safety Commission Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014

Introduced:
Oct 03, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
12% chance of being enacted or passed
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Sponsor
Lee Terry
Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Oct 03, 2013
Length
4 pages
 
Status

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on October 3, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Oct 03, 2013
Referred to Committee Oct 03, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

23% chance of getting past committee.
12% chance of being enacted or passed.

Only 21% of joint resolutions made it past committee and only about 7% were enacted or passed in 2011–2013. [methodology]

 
Full Title

Making continuing appropriations for the Consumer Product Safety Commission for continuing projects or activities of the Office of Compliance and Field Operations.

Summary

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House Appropriations

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H.J.Res. stands for House joint resolution.

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Library of Congress Summary

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10/3/2013--Introduced.
Consumer Product Safety Commission Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 - Makes appropriations, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, and out of applicable corporate or other revenues, receipts, and funds, for the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) for FY2014, and for other purposes, such amounts as may be necessary, at a rate for operations as provided in the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 (division C of P.L. 112-74), for continuing projects or activities of the Office of Compliance and Field Operations (including the costs of direct loans and loan guarantees) that are not specifically provided for in this joint resolution, that were conducted in FY2013, and for which appropriations, funds, or other authority were made available by such Act under the heading "Consumer Product Safety Commission--Salaries and Expenses."
Requires the rate of operations for each such account to be calculated to reflect the full amount of any reduction required in FY2013 pursuant to: (1) the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (P.L. 113-6), and (2) the presidential sequestration order dated March 1, 2013, except as attributable to budget authority made available by the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 (P.L. 113-2).
Makes appropriations and funds made available and authority granted under this joint resolution available until whichever of the following first occurs: (1) enactment into law of an appropriation for any project or activity provided for in this joint resolution, (2) enactment into law of the applicable appropriations Act for FY2014 without any provision for such project or activity, or (3) December 15, 2013.
Requires implementation of this joint resolution so that only the most limited funding action be taken in order to provide for continuation of projects and activities.
Authorizes amounts made available for civilian personnel compensation and benefits to be apportioned up to the rate for operations necessary to avoid furloughs, consistent with the applicable appropriations Act for FY2013, except that such authority shall not be used until after the agency has taken all necessary actions to reduce or defer non-personnel-related administrative expenses.

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