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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2011
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S.J.Res. 20 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 20. This is the one from the 112th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution authorizing the limited use of the United States Armed Forces in support of the NATO mission in Libya, S.J. Res. 20, 112th Cong. (2011).
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