H.J.Res. 668 (99th): A joint resolution increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.


Jun 26, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on August 9, 1986 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/9/1986--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #208 (47-40)) TitleI - (Not Present) Title II: Social Security Trust FundsSocial Security Trust Funds Management Act of 1986 - Amends title ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 26, 1986

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Jul 15, 1986
Reported by Committee

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Aug 9, 1986
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.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 668”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.Res. 586 (rule)

Last Action: Oct 10, 1986

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