Sponsor and status
May 7, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 12, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district
May 7, 1987
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Apr 12, 1988
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.J.Res. 272 (100th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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