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Short Titles as Introduced

Ban Government Shutdowns Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing resolutions.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/22/2019Introduced in House

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01/22/2019Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/22/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Appropriations01/22/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/22/2019)

Ban Government Shutdowns Act

This bill provides continuing appropriations to prevent a government shutdown if any appropriations measure for a fiscal year has not been enacted before a fiscal year begins or a joint resolution making continuing appropriations is not in effect.

The bill provides appropriations at the rate of operations that was provided for the prior fiscal year to continue programs, projects, and activities for which funds were provided in the preceding fiscal year.