S.J.Res. 11 (111th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to a seat in the House of Representatives for the District of Columbia.

Introduced:
Feb 25, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Lisa Murkowski
Senator from Alaska
Party
Republican
Text
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Last Updated
Feb 25, 2009
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 160 (Related)
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009

Passed Senate
Last Action: Feb 26, 2009

H.R. 157 (Related)
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 25, 2009

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on February 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 25, 2009
Referred to Committee Feb 25, 2009
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committees

Senate Judiciary

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Notes

S.J.Res. stands for Senate joint resolution.

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 resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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2/25/2009--Introduced.
Constitutional Amendment - Requires the people of the District constituting the seat of government of the United States to elect one representative to the House of Representatives who is a resident of that District. Declares that the representative so elected shall have the same rights, privileges, and obligations as a Representative from a state.

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