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Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 3, 2009
Length: 2 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This resolution was introduced on March 3, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Mar 2, 2005
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 36 (109th).
Feb 13, 2007
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 36 (110th).
Mar 3, 2009
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 14, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 36 (112th).
H.J.Res. 36 (111th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 36. This is the one from the 111th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the Electoral College and provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President by the popular vote of all citizens of the United States regardless of place of residence, H.R.J. Res. 36, 111th Cong. (2009).
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