S.J.Res. 17: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to give States the right to repeal Federal laws and regulations when ratified by the legislatures of two-thirds of the several States.

Introduced:

Jun 25, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jun 25, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on June 25, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Michael Enzi

Senior Senator from Wyoming

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2015
Length: 2 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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History

Jun 25, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Ratified by State Legislatures

This page is about a 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.

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