2 USC 640 - House Approval of Regular Appropriation Bills

It shall not be in order in the House of Representatives to consider any resolution providing for an adjournment period of more than three calendar days during the month of July until the House of Representatives has approved annual appropriation bills providing new budget authority under the jurisdiction of all the subcommittees of the Committee on Appropriations for the fiscal year beginning on October 1 of such year. For purposes of this section, the chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the House of Representatives shall periodically advise the Speaker as to changes in jurisdiction among its various subcommittees.

(Pub. L. 93–344, title III, §309, July 12, 1974, 88 Stat. 314; Pub. L. 99–177, title II, §201(b), Dec. 12, 1985, 99 Stat. 1052.)

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