skip to main content

S.J.Res. 8 (114th): 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.

Sponsor and status

Lamar Alexander

Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Oct 13, 2016
Length: 1 page
Feb 9, 2015
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)


Position statements

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

More statements at ProPublica Represent...


Feb 9, 2015

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 4, 2015
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Mar 19, 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.

Mar 31, 2015

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“S.J.Res. 8 — 114th Congress: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States ….” 2015. March 29, 2023 <>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from, the official portal of the United States Congress. is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.