S.J.Res. 16 (103rd): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States restoring the right of Americans to pray in public institutions, including public school graduation ceremonies and athletic events.


Jan 21, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 21, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jesse Helms

Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1993
Length: 2 pages

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Jan 21, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.J.Res. 163 (identical)

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S.J.Res. 3 (identical)

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Last Action: Mar 3, 1993

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