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H.J.Res. 1: Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes.

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Nita Lowey

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Jan 3, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 3, 2019

This resolution passed in the House on January 3, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Congress Should Be Voting to Secure Our Borders, Not Playing Politics
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1] on Jan 3, 2019

Congressman Reschenthaler Votes to Protect Border Security Funding
    — Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA14] on Jan 3, 2019

Rep. Chip Roy on Opening Day in Congress: That Didnt Take Long
    — Rep. Chip Roy [R-TX21] on Jan 7, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.J. Res. 1 will add $37 million in new spending through 2028.


Jan 3, 2019

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Jan 3, 2019
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This was the vote on the House Democrats' continuing resolution to reopen the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the midst of the government shutdown beginning on December 22, 2018 ...

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 1 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 1. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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