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 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 Departments of Commerce, Justice, Homeland Security, Interior, Environment, State, Transportation, and Housing …
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 40th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 15, 2019
Length: 465 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 15, 2019
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 15, 2019.
What legislators are saying
“Rounds, Harris, Tillis, Pingree Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter Urging Administration Increase the Number of Temporary, Non-Immigrant H-2B Workers for 2019”
— Sen. Mike Rounds [R-SD] on Mar 6, 2019
“LaMalfa Statement on FEMA Grants for Carr Fire Recovery”
— Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] on Jan 28, 2020
What stakeholders are saying
H.J.Res. 31 (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. 31. 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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GovTrack.us. (2021). H.J.Res. 31 — 116th Congress: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hjres31
“H.J.Res. 31 — 116th Congress: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019.” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. October 19, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hjres31>
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-6, H.R.J. Res. 31, 116th Cong. (2019).
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