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S.J.Res. 373 (101st): Delaware-New Jersey Compact

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A joint resolution granting the consent of the Congress to amendments to the Delaware-New Jersey Compact, and for other purposes.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Oct 2, 1990
101st Congress (1989–1990)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.


Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator for Delaware



3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

See Instead

H.J.Res. 657 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 15, 1990



Oct 2, 1990

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 11, 1990
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S.J.Res. 373 (101st) 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 373. This is the one from the 101st Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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