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

The text of the resolution below is as of Jan 25, 2019 (Passed the Senate with an Amendment).

Summary of this 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 ...


1st Session

H.J. RES. 31

In the Senate of the United States,

January 25 (legislative day, January 24), 2019.


That the resolution from the House of Representatives (H.J. Res. 31) entitled Joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes., do pass with the following

Strike all after the enacting clause and insert the following:

The Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (division C of Public Law 115–245) is further amended—


in section 105—


in paragraph (2), by striking or at the end;


in paragraph (3)—


by inserting except as provided in paragraph (4), before December; and


by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and


by adding at the end the following:


with respect to appropriations and funds made available, and other authorities granted, pursuant to section 101(5) of this joint resolution for the Department of Homeland Security, February 15, 2019.

; and


in section 110, by adding at the end the following:


With respect to mandatory payments whose budget authority was provided in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2018 (division F of Public Law 115–141), subsections (a) and (b) shall be applied by substituting section 105(4) for section 105(3) each place it appears.