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Jan 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on August 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2009
Length: 2 pages
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 7”). 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.
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