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Sponsor. Senator for South Carolina. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 19, 1996
Length: 16 pages
Sep 18, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on September 19, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 18, 1996
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Sep 19, 1996
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S.J.Res. 61 (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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Civic Impulse. (2018). S.J.Res. 61 — 104th Congress: A joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to the Emergency Management Assistance Compact. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/sjres61
“S.J.Res. 61 — 104th Congress: A joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. June 20, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/sjres61>
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