About the resolution
This bill, in its final form, temporarily reopened the federal government until February 15, 2019. It was enacted on January 25, 2019, following 35 days of major federal departments shut down because of a lapse in funding.
On December 22, 2018 the 115th Congress was unable to reach a deal to fund some federal agencies through fiscal year 2019 after President Trump demanded $5 billion in funding for a southern border wall. The Senate had unanimously passed a bill to fund the government through 2019, without the border wall, the then Republican-controlled House amended the bill adding $5 billion in funding for a southern border wall. The Senate neglected to vote on that bill leaving it to die in the previous Congress. When funding lapsed for the …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 17th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 25, 2019
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on January 25, 2019.
What legislators are saying
“Roe Supports Legislation to Pay Federal Employees”
— Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] on Jan 24, 2019
“PA Republicans Vote to Pay Federal Employees During Partial Government Shutdown”
— Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16] on Jan 24, 2019
“PA Republicans Vote to Pay Federal Employees”
— Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA15] on Jan 24, 2019
H.J.Res. 28 (116th) was 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. 28. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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“H.J.Res. 28 — 116th Congress: Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. June 3, 2023 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hjres28>
Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-5, H.R.J. Res. 28, 116th Cong. (2019).
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