New Cosponsor — Dec 4, 2012
New Cosponsor: Sen. Jeff Merkley [D-OR]
The resolution now has 30 cosponsors (21 Democrats, 8 Republicans, 1 Independent).
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Jun 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on June 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Texas
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Last Updated: Jun 19, 2012
Length: 3 pages
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 45”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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