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H.R. 695 (115th): H.R. 695: Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019

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About the bill

This bill is the vehicle for passage for government funding to avert a partial government shutdown on Friday, December 21, 2018. On December 19, the Senate passed this bill with provisions to fund the government through February 8, 2019. Subsequently, on December 20, the House added $5 billion in funding for a border wall, sending the bill back to the Senate.

Although most government agencies were already funded for fiscal year 2019, this bill would fund the remaining agencies for about seven weeks. According to the Senate appropriations committee, the ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 19, 2018 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

Sponsor:

Adam Schiff was the sponsor of this bill when it was introduced, but the bill’s text was subsequently replaced with unrelated provisions.

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2018
Length: 60 pages

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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Mar 22, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 5, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 22, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 22, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Oct 16, 2017
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 30, 2018
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Feb 8, 2018
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

Dec 19, 2018
 
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 19, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Dec 20, 2018
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House with an Amendment 2.

H.R. 695 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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