S.J.Res. 24: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units”.

Introduced:

Oct 26, 2015

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Dec 1, 2015

This resolution was passed by Congress on December 1, 2015 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Shelley Capito

Junior Senator from West Virginia

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2015
Length: 1 pages

Prognosis:

42% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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History

Oct 26, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 16, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 17, 2015
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Dec 1, 2015
 
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.

 
Signed by the President

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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