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.

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Robert Byrd

Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 1995
Length: 4 pages

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History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 5, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 7”). 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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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Votes

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

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 15 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 6, 1997

H.J.Res. 1 (Related)
Balanced Budget Amendment

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

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