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S.J.Res. 28 (113th): A joint resolution providing for the appointment of John Fahey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 21, 2014

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 21, 2014.

Law:

Pub.L. 113-84

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2014
Length: 1 pages

History

Dec 11, 2013
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 29, 2014
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

Feb 11, 2014
 
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.

Feb 21, 2014
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 28 (113th) 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 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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