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S.J.Res. 5 (111th): A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of obligations under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Failed Senate on Jan 15, 2009

This resolution failed in the Senate on January 15, 2009.

Sponsor:

David Vitter

Senator from Louisiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 13, 2009
Length: 2 pages

History

Jan 13, 2009
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 13, 2009
 
Ordered Reported

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Jan 15, 2009
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

S.J.Res. 5 (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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