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S.J.Res. 5 (105th): A joint resolution waiving certain provisions of the Trade Act of 1974 relating to the appointment of the United States Trade Representative.


Sponsor and status

William Roth Jr.

Sponsor. Senator for Delaware. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 1997
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 17, 1997

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on March 17, 1997.

Law
Pub.L. 105-5
Source

History

Jan 21, 1997
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 29, 1997
 
Ordered Reported

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

Mar 5, 1997
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Mar 11, 1997
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 17, 1997
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 5 (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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