H.J.Res. 631 (97th): Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 1983


Dec 10, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 21, 1982

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 21, 1982.


Pub.L. 97-377


Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 21, 1982

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations and providing for productive employment for the fiscal year 1983, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 97-980) TitleI - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 1983Appropriates such amounts as may be necessary in FY 1983 for projects or activities in specified ... Read more >


Dec 10, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 10, 1982
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 14, 1982
Passed House

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

Dec 19, 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.

Dec 20, 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.

Dec 21, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Dec 21, 1982
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 631”). 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

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Dec 14, 1982 midnight
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