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Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 25, 1996
Length: 2 pages
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This resolution was introduced on January 25, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 25, 1996
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S.J.Res. 47 (104th) 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 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to permit the Congress to limit contributions and expenditures in elections for Federal office, S.J. Res. 47, 104th Cong. (1996).
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