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Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.
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114th Congress (2015–2017)
Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on Mar 31, 2015
This resolution was vetoed by the President on March 31, 2015 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.
51 Cosponsors (51 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Alexander Highlights Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Accomplishments for 2015”
— Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] (Sponsor) on Dec 22, 2015
“Isakson Urges Senate to Join in Fight against Overreach by Federal Labor Board”
— Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA, 2005-2019] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 3, 2015
“Rep. Ellison Votes Against Resolution Condemning NLRB”
— Rep. Keith Ellison [D-MN5, 2007-2018] on Mar 19, 2015
S.J.Res. 8 (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. 8. 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 providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures, S.J. Res. 8, 114th Cong. (2015).
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