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H.R. 1205: Keep Congress Working Act

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To amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to prohibit an adjournment for a period of more than 12 hours in the event of a lapse in appropriations.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Stephanie Murphy

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 13, 2019
Status

Introduced on Feb 13, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 13, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Feb 13, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1205 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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