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Jan 19, 1995
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 60 (104th).
Feb 12, 1997
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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 53”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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