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Sep 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 14, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for New York's 29th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2011
Length: 2 pages
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 77” means this is a House 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.
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