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Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 2, 2016
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This resolution was introduced on December 2, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 2, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.J.Res. 105 (114th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 105. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to treat Puerto Rico as if it were a State for purposes of the election of the President and Vice President, H.R.J. Res. 105, 114th Cong. (2016).
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