H.J.Res. 492 (98th): A joint resolution making an urgent supplemental appropriation for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1984, for the Department of Agriculture.

Introduced:

Feb 28, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 2, 1984

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 2, 1984.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-332

Sponsor:

Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jul 2, 1984

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History

Feb 28, 1984
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 6, 1984
 
Passed House

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

Apr 5, 1984
 
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.

Jun 25, 1984
 
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.

Jun 25, 1984
 
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.

Jun 25, 1984
 
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.

Jul 2, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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.

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