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Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 13, 2008
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Mar 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on March 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 13, 2008
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 15, 2008
Companion Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 28 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.J.Res. 79 (110th).
H.J.Res. 79 (110th) 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 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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