New Cosponsor — Jun 18, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. David Vitter [R-LA]
The resolution now has 8 cosponsors (8 Republicans).
Jun 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on June 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Florida
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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2013
Length: 2 pages
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 16”). 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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