S.J.Res. 49 (112th): A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Barbara Barrett as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 10, 2013

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on January 10, 2013.

Law:

Pub.L. 112-262

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senior Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2012
Length: 1 pages

History

Aug 1, 2012
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 1, 2012
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 2012
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 10, 2013
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 49 (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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