H.J.Res. 27 (109th): Withdrawing the approval of the United States from the Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Failed House on Jun 9, 2005

This resolution failed in the House on June 9, 2005.

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Representative for Vermont At Large

Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: May 26, 2005
Length: 4 pages

History

Mar 2, 2005
 
Introduced

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May 24, 2005
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 9, 2005
 
Failed House

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

H.J.Res. 27 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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