H.J.Res. 730 (99th): Omnibus Drug Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1987

The federal budget process occurs in two stages: appropriations and authorizations. This is an appropriations bill, which sets overall spending limits by agency or program. (Authorizations direct how federal funds should or should not be used.) Appropriations are typically made for single fiscal years (October 1 through September 30 of the next year).
Introduced:

Sep 17, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 17, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district

Democrat

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Sep 17, 1986
 
Introduced

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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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Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 738 (Related)
A joint resolution making continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 18, 1986

H.J.Res. 724 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 12, 1986

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