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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 657 (108th).
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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