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.


Feb 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

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


Lisa Murkowski
Senator from Alaska


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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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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

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 11” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 25, 2009


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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