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S.J.Res.5 A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008., 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 15, 2009 Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 42 - 52. Record Vote Number: 5.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on January 15, 2009, with a roll call of 42 ayes, 52 nays, and 3 not voting.

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  • 11% of users oppose S.J.Res.5

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • This is a non-binding resolution declaring Congress’ disapproval of the release of the second tranche of the TARP funds as established by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (initially $250 billion, or upon presidential certification, $350 billion). It was defeated in the Senate on January 15th, 2009 although its counterpart, H.J.Res.3, passed in the House on the 22nd of January 2009.

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      Here's a summary from OpenCongress.org: This is a non-binding resolution declaring Congress’ disapproval of the release of the second tranche of the TARP funds as established by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 (initially $250 billion, or upon presidential certification, $350 billion). It was defeated in the Senate on January 15th, 2009 although its counterpart, H.J.Res.3, passed in the House on the 22nd of January 2009.

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    • S.J.Res.5: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the ... - February 02, 2011 by opencongress.org - Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. ... 201126 views · S.J.Res.5 A

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      As noted by opencongress.org on February 02, 2011, "Or, if you know of a news article about this bill to display here, email us the web address of this page and the web address of your suggested news article: Our editorial team will post relevant links as quickly as possible. ... 201126 views · S.J.Res.5 A" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-sj5/show)
    • BOXER AD FACT CHECK | Carly Fiorina for California | CarlyForCA.com - October 17, 2010 by Carly Fiorina for California | CarlyForCA.com - (S.J. Res. 5, CQ Vote #5, Rejected 42-52; R 33-6; D 8-45; I 1-1, 1/15/09, Boxer Voted Nay) NOTE: During Her Career, Boxer Has Accepted More Than $3.1 Million From Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate Interests; Boxer's Career Totals Also ...

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      As noted by Carly Fiorina for California | CarlyForCA.com on October 17, 2010, "(S.J. Res. 5, CQ Vote #5, Rejected 42-52; R 33-6; D 8-45; I 1-1, 1/15/09, Boxer Voted Nay) NOTE: During Her Career, Boxer Has Accepted More Than $3.1 Million From Finance, Insurance, And Real Estate Interests; Boxer's Career Totals Also ..." (http://www.carlyforca.com/2010/10/boxer-ad-fact-check-4/)
    • Licensing and registrations - U.S. Congress - OpenCongress - October 15, 2010 by Open Congress : Top 20 Most Viewed Issues - S.J.Res.5 A joint resolution re... 2 · H.J.Res.21 Proposing an amendmen... 2 · H.R.45 Blair Holt's Firearm ... 2 · H.R.5266 National Crime Gun Id... 1 · Sen. Nelson [D-FL] · 1 · Sen. Inouye [D-HI] · 1 &m

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      As noted by Open Congress : Top 20 Most Viewed Issues on October 15, 2010, "S.J.Res.5 A joint resolution re... 2 · H.J.Res.21 Proposing an amendmen... 2 · H.R.45 Blair Holt's Firearm ... 2 · H.R.5266 National Crime Gun Id... 1 · Sen. Nelson [D-FL] · 1 · Sen. Inouye [D-HI] · 1 &m" (http://www.opencongress.org/issues/show/8515_licensing_and_registrations)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • More Money for Floundering Financial Industry? - January 24, 2009 by CQPolitics.com, DC - 15 rejected a similar resolution ( SJ Res 5 ), thus allowing the Obama administration to tap the remaining $350 billion in the Troubled Asset Relief Program ...

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      As noted by CQPolitics.com, DC on January 24, 2009, "15 rejected a similar resolution ( SJ Res 5 ), thus allowing the Obama administration to tap the remaining $350 billion in the Troubled Asset Relief Program ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?parm1=5&docID=news-000003017604)
    • Obama Tactics May Strain McConnell-Boehner Tie - January 23, 2009 by CQPolitics.com, DC - Six Senate Republicans joined Democrats to defeat, 42-52, a measure ( SJ Res 5 ) that would have blocked the additional funding. And McConnell’s criticism ...

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      As noted by CQPolitics.com, DC on January 23, 2009, "Six Senate Republicans joined Democrats to defeat, 42-52, a measure ( SJ Res 5 ) that would have blocked the additional funding. And McConnell’s criticism ..." (http://www.cqpolitics.com/wmspage.cfm?docID=news-000003017018)
    • Area Votes in Congress - January 17, 2009 by Philadelphia Inquirer, PA - This vote on SJ Res 5 cleared the way for the Obama administration to spend the $350 billion for what it says will be purposes such as further shoring up ...

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      As noted by Philadelphia Inquirer, PA on January 17, 2009, "This vote on SJ Res 5 cleared the way for the Obama administration to spend the $350 billion for what it says will be purposes such as further shoring up ..." (http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20090118_Area_Votes_in_Congress.html)
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