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S.29: End Government Shutdowns Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about economics and public finance
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Sponsor Rob Portman, R-Ohio
Total Cosponsors 23 (1 Democrat, 22 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

End Government Shutdowns Act - Makes specified provisional (automatic) continuing appropriations in the event that any regular appropriation bill for a fiscal year is not enacted before the beginning of such fiscal year, or a joint resolution making continuing appropriations is not in effect. (Thus prevents a federal government shutdown.)

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.