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President Signs FY09 Continuing Resolution Into Law (Updated 10/01/08)

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 08092830 (posted Oct. 1, 2008)"

On 09/30/08, President Bush signed into law the fiscal 2009 continuing resolution entitled the "Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009" (H.R. 2638). The bill will extend funding for all government operations through March 6, 2009.

The House passed the measure on 09/24/08, and the Senate followed suit on 09/27/08.

The bill also includes an extension of the basic pilot/E-verify program (section 143) and an extension of the EB-5 regional center pilot program (section 144). Both extensions would only last through the term of the continuing resolution.

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