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Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 26th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 30, 1999
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106th Congress (1999–2000)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 6, 1999
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 6, 1999.
Nov 18, 1999
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Nov 18, 1999
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Nov 19, 1999
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Dec 6, 1999
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 85 (106th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 85. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Appointing the day for the convening of the second session of the One Hundred Sixth Congress, Pub. L. No. 106-127, H.R.J. Res. 85, 106th Cong. (1999).
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