H.J.Res. 40: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 30, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 28, 2017

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 28, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-8

Sponsor:

Sam Johnson

Representative for Texas's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
Length: 1 pages

History

Jan 30, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Feb 2, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Feb 15, 2017
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Feb 28, 2017
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 40 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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