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H.J.Res. 76 (116th): Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to “Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability”.

Sponsor and status

Susie Lee

Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020
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Sep 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Vetoed & Override Failed in House on Jun 26, 2020

This resolution was vetoed. The House attempted to override the veto on June 26, 2020 but failed.


Position statements

What legislators are saying

***VIDEO FILE INCLUDED*** Rep. Lee Delivers Speech Urging House to Override Trump Veto of Her Borrower Defense Bill
    — Rep. Susie Lee [D-NV3] (Sponsor) on Jun 26, 2020

Cicilline Pledges to Vote to Overrule President Trumps Veto on Student Loan Relief
    — Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 26, 2020

Roe Supports Fair Rule for Student Borrowers
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] on Jun 26, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute estimates H.J. Res. 76 will add $13.7 billion in new spending through 2029.


Sep 26, 2019

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

Jan 16, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Mar 11, 2020
Passed Senate

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

May 29, 2020

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

Jun 26, 2020
House Override Failed

A vote to override the President's veto failed in the House. The bill is now dead.

H.J.Res. 76 (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. 76. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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