H.J. Res. __, Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2016

H.J.Res. ___

Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2016

Sponsor
Rep. Hal Rogers

Committee
Appropriations

Date
December 16, 2015 (114th Congress, 1st Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Wednesday, December 16, 2015, the House will consider H.J. Res. __, a joint resolution making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2016, under suspension of the rules.

Bill Summary

H.J. Res. __ is a Continuing Resolution that extends appropriations for government operations at existing funding levels through December 22, 2015.

Background

On September 30, 2015, the House approved H.R. 719, the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016, by a vote of 277 to 151.  The bill, among other provisions, provided appropriations for government operations through December 11, 2015.

On December 11, 2015, the House passed the Senate amendments to H.R. 2250, the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016, by voice vote.  The bill extended appropriations for government operations at existing funding levels until midnight on December 16, 2015.

Click here for the previous Legislative Digest on H.R. 719 and here for the previous Legislative Digest the Senate amendments to H.R. 2250.

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is currently unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact Jerry White with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 5-0190.