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May 7, 1987
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Apr 12, 1988
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.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 272”). 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.
144 cosponsors (100D, 44R)
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The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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