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S. 589 (116th): Prevent Government Shutdowns Act of 2019

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A bill to provide for a period of continuing appropriations in the event of a lapse in appropriations under the normal appropriations process, and establish procedures and consequences in the event of a failure to complete regular appropriations.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

James Lankford

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oklahoma. Republican.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2019
Length: 9 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 27, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

See Instead

S. 3009 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Dec 11, 2019

S. 1877 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jun 19, 2019

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History

Feb 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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

S. 589 (116th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 589. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill 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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