S.J.Res. 17 (110th): A joint resolution directing the United States to initiate international discussions and take necessary steps with other Nations to negotiate an agreement for managing migratory and transboundary fish stocks in the Arctic Ocean.

Introduced:

Aug 3, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 3, 2008

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on June 3, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-243

Sponsor:

Ted Stevens

Senator from Alaska

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 23, 2008
Length: 3 pages

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History

Aug 3, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 5, 2007
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reference Change.

Sep 27, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 4, 2007
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

May 21, 2008
 
Passed House

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 voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 3, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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.

Details

Cosponsors
10 cosponsors (5R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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