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

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

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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).



Sep 17, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jamie Whitten

Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district



Sep 17, 1986

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.J.Res. 730 (99th) was a 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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