S.J.Res. 61 (104th): A joint resolution granting the consent of Congress to the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.


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.


Strom Thurmond

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 1996
Length: 16 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/18/1996--Introduced.Interstate Compact - States that the Congress consents to the Emergency Mangement Assistance Compact entered into by Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 18, 1996

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Sep 19, 1996
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 61”). 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.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)

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

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 193 (Related)
Granting the consent of Congress to the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 19, 1996

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