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H.J.Res. 31: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019

About the resolution

This bill, in its final form, funded the parts of the federal government whose funding was to lapse on February 15, 2019.

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 ...

Sponsor and status

Lucille Roybal-Allard

Sponsor. Representative for California's 40th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2019
Length: 465 pages
Introduced:

Jan 22, 2019
116th Congress, 2019–2021

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 15, 2019

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 15, 2019.

Law:

Pub.L. 116-6

History

Jan 22, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jan 24, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

This bill was originally introduced to reopen just the Department of Homeland Security through February 28, 2019 and passed the House on January 24. No funding for a southern border ...

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.

Feb 14, 2019
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate (House next)

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

Feb 14, 2019
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 15, 2019
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 31 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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