H.J.Res. 495 (99th): A joint resolution to provide for the temporary extension of certain programs relating to housing and community development, and for other purposes.


Dec 19, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 26, 1985

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 26, 1985.


Pub.L. 99-219


Fernand St. Germain

Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 26, 1985

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Dec 19, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 19, 1985
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 1985
Passed Senate

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.

Dec 26, 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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.

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