Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 12, 1997
Length: 3 pages
Feb 12, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 19, 1995
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 60 (104th).
Feb 12, 1997
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.J.Res. 53 (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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