Vote — Oct 6, 2015 7:09 p.m.
Jun 12, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This resolution was introduced on June 12, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Louisiana
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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2008
Length: 2 pages
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 2 (111th).
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 40”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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