Apr 30, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 15, 1998 but was never passed by the Senate.
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 1998
Length: 6 pages
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
H.J.Res. 117 (105th) 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 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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