Sponsor and status
Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Sponsor. Senator for New York. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2021
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117th Congress (2021–2023)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 16, 2021
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 16, 2021.
Statement of Administration Policy
President Joseph Biden [D]: S.J. Res. 33 – Joint Resolution Relating to Increasing the Debt Limit (Dec 14, 2021)
What legislators are saying
“Hyde-Smith votes against vehicle for debt limit increase”
— Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] on Dec 9, 2021
“Congressman Guest Keeps Promise; Votes Against Suspension of Debt Ceiling to Fund Progressive Spending Priorities”
— Rep. Michael Guest [R-MS3] on Sep 21, 2021
“Thompson Votes No on Raising Debt Ceiling”
— Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA15] on Dec 15, 2021
S.J.Res. 33 (117th) 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 S.J.Res. 33. This is the one from the 117th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution joint resolution relating to increasing the debt limit, Pub. L. No. 117-73, S.J. Res. 33, 117th Cong. (2021).
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