About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 1/3/1989--Introduced.Disapproves the recommendations of the President relating to pay rates of Members of Congress.
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 56” means this is a House 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.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no votes related to this resolution.
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