Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Apr 15, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on May 18, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 15, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 18, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 12, 2016
Reported by House Committee on Education and the Workforce
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.J.Res. 87 (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.
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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