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Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
Length: 2 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This resolution was introduced on April 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Apr 23, 2015
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S.J.Res. 12 (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 S.J.Res. 12. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to marriage, S.J. Res. 12, 114th Cong. (2015).
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