May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on September 15, 2011 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011
Length: 14 pages
Earlier Version — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 93 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Failed Cloture in the Senate
The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.
Passed Senate with Changes
The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
H.J.Res. 66 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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