S.J.Res. 28 (110th): A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to broadcast media ownership.

Introduced:

Mar 5, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 15, 2008 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Byron Dorgan

Senator from North Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 15, 2008
Length: 2 pages

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History

Mar 5, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 24, 2008
 
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.

May 15, 2008
 
Passed Senate

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

This page is about a 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.

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