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H.J.Res. 28: Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019


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 USDA, FDA, and ...

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Nita Lowey

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

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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 14, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 25, 2019

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on January 25, 2019.

Law
Pub.L. 116-5
Source

History

Jan 14, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jan 17, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution 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.

Jan 23, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

This vote was on one of House Democrats’ attempts to reopen the government. It was a continuing resolution to reopen the agencies whose funding lapsed at the start of the ...

Jan 25, 2019
 
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.

Jan 25, 2019
 
House Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 25, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 28 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. 28. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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