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H.J.Res. 128: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018

Making a further extension of continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program, typically for a single fiscal year (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).

Sponsor and status

Rodney Frelinghuysen

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2018
Length: 171 pages
Introduced:

Feb 5, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Feb 5, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 5, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

See Instead:

H.R. 695 (same title)
Failed Cloture — Feb 8, 2018

History

Feb 5, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 128 is a 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.

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