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

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 16, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 2, 1982

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

Law:

Pub.L. 97-276

Sponsor:

Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 2, 1982

History

Sep 16, 1982
 
Introduced

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

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. 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.

H.J.Res. 599 (97th) 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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