HR 339

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 339

To deem any adjournment of the House of Representatives which is in effect on the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held during a Congress to be adjournment sine die, and to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing appropriations if a regular appropriation bill for a fiscal year does not become law before the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held during such fiscal year.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 19, 2011

Ms. JENKINS (for herself, Mr. PITTS, Mr. POMPEO, Mr. BRADY of Texas, Mr. BROUN of Georgia, Mr. BURTON of Indiana, Mr. ROSS of Florida, Mr. KLINE, Mrs. BIGGERT, Mrs. LUMMIS, Mr. GINGREY of Georgia, Mr. POSEY, Mr. WEST, Mr. HUNTER, Mr. SENSENBRENNER, Mr. BILBRAY, Mrs. SCHMIDT, Mr. ROGERS of Alabama, Mr. SULLIVAN, Mrs. MYRICK, Mr. MILLER of Florida, Mr. GRAVES of Missouri, Mr. LUETKEMEYER, Mr. STIVERS, Mr. CRAWFORD, Mr. DUNCAN of South Carolina, and Mr. KELLY) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To deem any adjournment of the House of Representatives which is in effect on the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held during a Congress to be adjournment sine die, and to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing appropriations if a regular appropriation bill for a fiscal year does not become law before the date of the regularly scheduled general election for Federal office held during such fiscal year.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. MANDATORY SINE DIE ADJOURNMENT AFTER GENERAL ELECTION DATE.

SEC. 3. AUTOMATIC CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS.

`Sec. 1311. Continuing appropriations

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