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H.J.Res. 137: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the territories of the United States to cast electoral votes in presidential elections.

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Madeleine Bordallo

Sponsor. Representative for Guam. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Jul 26, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Jul 26, 2018

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 26, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Jul 26, 2018
 
Introduced

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

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

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Ratified by State Legislatures

H.J.Res. 137 is 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.

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