New Cosponsor — Mar 5, 2009
New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
The resolution now has 2 cosponsors (2 Republicans).
Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 2 pages
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 8” means this is a House 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.
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