H.J.Res. 599 (97th): A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1983, and for other purposes.


Sep 16, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 2, 1982

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 2, 1982.


Pub.L. 97-276


Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 1982

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

(House receded and concurred in certain Senate amendments with an amendment) Appropriates such amounts as may be necessary in FY 1983 for projects or activities in specified appropriations Acts. Funds ... Read more >


Sep 16, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 22, 1982
Passed House

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

Sep 29, 1982
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 1, 1982
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

The Senate approved a conference committee report to resolve differences in each chamber's version of the bill. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 1, 1982
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was By Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 2, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 599”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


Related Bills
H.Res. 596 (rule)

Last Action: Sep 21, 1982

H.Con.Res. 410 (Related)
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress with respect to a means ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 1982

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