H.J.Res. 85 (110th): Expressing the disfavor of the Congress regarding the proposed agreement for cooperation.


May 14, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 14, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey
Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district


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Last Updated: May 14, 2008
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/14/2008--Introduced.Expresses congressional disfavor of the proposed agreement for cooperation (concerning civilian nuclear cooperation with the Russian Federation) transmitted to the Congress by the President on May 13, 2008.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 55 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009

H.J.Res. 95 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 24, 2008

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 85” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 14, 2008


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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