H.J.Res. 648 (98th): A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1985, and for other purposes.


Sep 17, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 12, 1984

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 12, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-473


Jamie Whitten
Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district


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Last Updated: Oct 12, 1984

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 98-1159) TitleI - -- Makes continuing appropriations for FY 1985 for projects or activities, provided for in the: (1) Agriculture, Rural Development and ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 648” means this is a House 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.


Sep 17, 1984
Passed House
Sep 25, 1984
Passed Senate with Changes
Oct 4, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Oct 11, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984


Committee Assignments

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

Sep 25, 1984 midnight
unknown 316/91

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