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Government Shutdown Prevention Act
To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing resolutions.
Government Shutdown Prevention Act This bill provides specified continuing appropriations to prevent a government shutdown if any appropriations measure for a fiscal year has not been enacted or a joint resolution making continuing appropriations is not in effect after the fiscal year begins. The appropriations are provided to continue to fund programs, projects, and activities for which funds were provided in the preceding fiscal year.
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Committee on AppropriationsIntroducedApril 27th, 2017
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