H.J.Res. 747 (99th): A joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 1987, and for other purposes.


Oct 8, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 8, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Wright Jr.

Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

Makes continuing appropriations for FY 1987 for programs, projects, or activities for which funds or authority would be available in the following Acts as passed by the House of Representatives ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 8, 1986

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 747”). 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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