Vote — Oct 8, 2015 4:30 p.m.
Jan 3, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990
This resolution was introduced on January 3, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 19th congressional district
1/3/1989--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits a law increasing the compensation of Members of Congress from taking effect until after an election of Representatives. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 20 (102nd).
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 55”). 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.
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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