S.J.Res. 7 (104th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the intent of the Constitution to neither prohibit nor require public school prayer.



Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Byrd

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Jan 5, 1995
Length: 4 pages


Jan 4, 1995

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S.J.Res. 7 (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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