Feb 18, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 18, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Maryland
- See Instead:
H.J.Res. 272 (same title)
Passed House (Senate next) — Apr 12, 1988
Feb 18, 1988
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 12, 1988
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 272 (100th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.J.Res. 259 (100th).
S.J.Res. 259 (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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