H.J.RES.46: Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

About This Bill

  • Introduced Feb. 22, 2019
  • Latest Major Action March 26, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

233 (232 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Week Ending Rank
March 31, 2019 7th
March 24, 2019 6th
March 17, 2019 3rd

Bill Summary

This joint resolution terminates the national emergency related to the U.S.-Mexico border, declared by the President on February 15, 2019.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Statement of Administration Policy

The administration strongly opposes this legislation and has recommended the president veto it.

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 127 statements associated with H.J.RES.46.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
March 26
On passage, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 248 - 181 (Roll no. 127).
March 26

Considered as unfinished business.

March 26
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to rule 8, rule 20, the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage of H.J.Res. 46, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding, until later in the legislative day.
March 26
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on the question of passage of H.J.Res. 46, the objections of the President to the contrary, notwithstanding.
March 26
Pursuant to the order of the House of March 18, 2019, the Chair announced that the unfinished business was the further consideration of the veto message of the President on H.J.Res. 46.
March 26

Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2814-2815)

March 18

Vetoed by President.

March 18
The Chair announced that without objection, further consideration of the veto message and the joint resolution, H.J. Res. 46, would be postponed until the legislative day of March 26, 2019.
March 18
The Chair announced that the objections of the President to H.J. Res. 46 would be spread at large upon the Journal and the veto message would be printed as a House document (116-22).
March 18
The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President.
March 18
The Chair laid before the House the veto message from the President. (text: CR H2750)
March 14
Presented to President.
March 14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
March 14

Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 59 - 41. Record Vote Number: 49.

March 14
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
March 14

Senate Committee on Armed Services discharged by Unanimous Consent.

March 14
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S1857-1882)
Feb. 27
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
Feb. 26

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 245 - 182 (Roll no. 94). (text: CR H2130)

Feb. 26
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2217-2218)
Feb. 26
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 144. (consideration: CR H2130-2141)
Feb. 26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 26

On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 245 - 182 (Roll no. 94).

Feb. 26
Considered as unfinished business.
Feb. 26
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on H.J. Res. 46, the Chair put the question on passage of the joint resolution, and announced by voice vote, that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Graves (MO) demanded the yeas and nays, and the Chair postponed further proceedings until later in the legislative day.
Feb. 26
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
Feb. 26
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on H.J. Res. 46.
Feb. 26
Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 46 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
Feb. 26
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 144.
Feb. 26
Rule H. Res. 144 passed House.
Feb. 25
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 144 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 46 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
Feb. 25
Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
Feb. 22
Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Feb. 22

Introduced in the House by Joaquín Castro (D-Texas)

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