Vote — Oct 8, 2015 2:56 p.m.
Sep 27, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
This resolution was introduced on September 27, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Delaware
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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2000
Length: 2 pages
9/27/2000--Introduced.Requires the American flags on all Federal office buildings to be lowered to half-staff each year on the day of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service in Emittsburg, Maryland. Read more >
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.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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