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Automatic Continuing Resolutions [electronic resource] : Background and Overview of Recent Proposals.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Government Division.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2011.
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Government document
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1 online resource (1 online resource (21 p), digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Armed Forces.
Budget -- United States.
Executive-legislative relations.
Administrative agencies.
Summary:
Provides background on historic frequency of Federal funding gaps and legislative proposals for automatic continuing resolutions (ACRs), to prevent Federal agency shutdown during funding gaps. Explains major features of ACR proposals since 1980s, focusing on time frame, funding level, activities, and duration. Summarizes major pro/con arguments for enactment of an ACR, and reviews Congressional action on ACR proposals, and describes ACR proposals introduced during the 112th and 113th Congresses. Summarizes H.R. 3210, to provide ACR mechanism to cover FY2014 pay and allowances for certain members of the armed forces, certain DOD civilian personnel, and other specified DOD and DHS contractors.
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Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed May 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Government Division. Automatic Continuing Resolutions
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Restricted for use by site license.