H.J.Res. 83 (108th): Special Elections/Appointments Provisions bill

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the appointment of individuals to fill vacancies in the House of Representatives.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 8, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:

Failed House on Jun 2, 2004

This resolution failed in the House on June 2, 2004.

Sponsor:

Brian Baird

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 19, 2004
Length: 6 pages

History

Dec 8, 2003
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 5, 2004
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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.

Jun 2, 2004
 
Failed House

A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.

H.J.Res. 83 (108th) 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 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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