S.J.Res. 12 (112th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to give States the right to repeal Federal laws and regulations when ratified by the legislatures of two-thirds of the several States.
May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wyoming
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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
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- 5/12/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Authorizes the repeal of any federal law or regulation when the legislatures of two-thirds of the states approve resolutions for this purpose that particularly describe the provisions ...
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The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 12” means this is a Senate 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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