New Cosponsor — Apr 22, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13]
The resolution now has 1 cosponsor (1 Democrat).
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Jul 9, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on July 9, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2009
Length: 4 pages
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 59”). 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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