New Cosponsor — Jul 16, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI]
The resolution now has 5 cosponsors (5 Democrats).
Jun 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on June 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Montana
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Last Updated: Jun 18, 2013
Length: 2 pages
6/18/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that:(1) the rights protected by the Constitution are intended to be the rights of natural persons; and(2) the words "people," "person," or "citizen" as used in ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 18”). 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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