Dec 16, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on December 17, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Kentucky
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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 2 pages
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S.J.Res. 42 (111th) was a 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.
This joint 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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Civic Impulse. (2016). S.J.Res. 42 — 111th Congress: A joint resolution to extend the continuing resolution until February 18, 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/sjres42
“S.J.Res. 42 — 111th Congress: A joint resolution to extend the continuing resolution until February 18, 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. December 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/sjres42>
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|quote=A joint resolution to extend the continuing resolution until February 18, 2011.
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