S.J.Res. 17 (109th): A joint resolution honoring the life and legacy of Frederick William Augustus von Steuben and recognizing his contributions on the 275th anniversary of his birth.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2005
Length: 4 pages

History

Apr 26, 2005
 
Introduced

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S.J.Res. 17 (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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