H.J.RES.31: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about emergency management
  • Introduced Jan. 22, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Feb. 15, 2019

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Week Ending Rank
March 17, 2019 10th
Feb. 17, 2019 3rd

Bill Summary

This joint resolution provides continuing FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the earlier of February 15, 2019, or the enactment of the applicable appropriations legislation. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and ends the partial DHS shutdown that began on December 22, 2018, because the existing CR expired and the FY2019 DHS appropriations bill has not been enacted. Additionally, the CR has...

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What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 81 statements associated with H.J.RES.31.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 15
Presented to President.
Feb. 15

Became Public Law No: 116-6.

Feb. 15

Signed by President.

Feb. 14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Feb. 14
Senate agreed to conference report by Yea-Nay Vote. 83 - 16. Record Vote Number: 26.
Feb. 14

Cloture on the conference report invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 84 - 15. Record Vote Number: 25.

Feb. 14
Cloture motion on the conference report presented in Senate.
Feb. 14
Conference report considered in Senate.
Feb. 14
Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement and official papers held at the desk in Senate.
Feb. 14

On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 300 - 128 (Roll No. 87). (text: CR 2/13/2019 H1590-1713)

Feb. 14
Pursuant to the provisions of S. Con. Res. 4, enrollment corrections on H.J. Res. 31 have been made.
Feb. 14
Mrs. Lowey brought up conference report H. Rept. 116-9 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 131. (consideration: CR H2016-2024)
Feb. 14

Cloture on the conference report invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 84 - 15. Record Vote Number: 25. (CR S1364)

Feb. 14
Cloture motion on the conference report presented in Senate. (CR S1362)
Feb. 14
Conference report considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S1362-1364)
Feb. 14
Motions to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 14

On agreeing to the conference report Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 300 - 128 (Roll No. 87).

Feb. 14
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Feb. 14
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the conference report to accompany H.J.Res. 31.
Feb. 14
Mrs. Lowey brought up conference report H. Rept. 116-9 for consideration under the provisions of H. Res. 131.
Feb. 13
Conferees agreed to file conference report.
Feb. 13
Conference report H. Rept. 116-9 filed.
Jan. 30
Conference held.
Jan. 25
The Speaker appointed conferees: Lowey, Roybal-Allard, Price of North Carolina, Lee of California, Cuellar, Aguilar, Granger, Fleischmann, Graves of Georgia, and Palazzo.
Jan. 25
On motion that the House disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to a conference Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 25
Mrs. Lowey asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table, with the Senate amendment thereto, disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to the conference requested by the Senate.
Jan. 25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Jan. 25
Senate insists on its amendment, asks for a conference, appoints conferees Shelby; Capito; Hoeven; Blunt; Leahy; Durbin; Tester.
Jan. 25

Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.

Jan. 25
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Jan. 25
The joint resolution was considered read the second time.
Jan. 25
The Speaker appointed conferees: Lowey, Roybal-Allard, Price of North Carolina, Lee of California, Cuellar, Aguilar, Granger, Fleischmann, Graves of Georgia, and Palazzo. (consideration: CR S684)
Jan. 25
Mrs. Lowey asked unanimous consent to take from the Speaker's table, with the Senate amendment thereto, disagree to the Senate amendment, and agree to the conference requested by the Senate. (consideration: CR H1216)
Jan. 25
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S684)
Jan. 24

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 180 (Roll no. 51). (text: CR H1176-1177)

Jan. 24
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1181-1183)
Jan. 24
Ms. Granger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR H1181)
Jan. 24
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 61. (consideration: CR H1176-1181)
Jan. 24
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Jan. 24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jan. 24

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 231 - 180 (Roll no. 51).

Jan. 24

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 200 - 214 (Roll no. 50).

Jan. 24
Considered as unfinished business.
Jan. 24
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the motion to recommit, the Chair put the question on agreeing to the motion and by voice vote, announced that the nays had prevailed. Ms. Granger demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the motion to recommit until later in the legislative day.
Jan. 24
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
Jan. 24
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Granger motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment striking the date February 28, 2019 and inserting January 24, 2019 on page 2, line 10.
Jan. 24
Ms. Granger moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Appropriations.
Jan. 24
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Jan. 24
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 31.
Jan. 24
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 648 and H.J. Res. 31. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 648 and H.J. Res. 31 under closed rules with one hour of debate for each measure. Rule provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 1, 2019
Jan. 24
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 61.
Jan. 23
Rule H. Res. 61 passed House.
Jan. 22
Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Jan. 22
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 61 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 648 and H.J. Res. 31. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 648 and H.J. Res. 31 under closed rules with one hour of debate for each measure. Rule provides for consideration of motions to suspend the rules through the legislative day of February 1, 2019
Jan. 22

Introduced in the House by Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif.)

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