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H.J.Res. 59 (109th): Expressing the sense of Congress with respect to the establishment of an appropriate day for the commemoration of the women suffragists who fought for and won the right of women to vote in the United States.

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Shelley Berkley

Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2005
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jul 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 2, 2005

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 2, 2005.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-49

History

Jul 14, 2005
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 25, 2005
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 28, 2005
 
Passed Senate

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.

Aug 2, 2005
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 59 (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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