S.Con.Res. 29 (111th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that John Arthur “Jack” Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and unduly tarnished his reputation.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 16, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Jul 29, 2009

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on July 29, 2009. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.

Sponsor:

John McCain

Senator from Arizona

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2009
Length: 3 pages

History

Jun 16, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 24, 2009
 
Passed Senate

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

Jul 29, 2009
 
Passed House

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 29, 2009
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

S.Con.Res. 29 (111th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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