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Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2017
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What legislators are saying
“Roe Leads Bipartisan House Effort to Repeal the IPAB”
— Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] (Sponsor) on Jul 14, 2017
Jan 31, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.J.Res. 51 (115th) 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 H.J.Res. 51. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Approving the discontinuation of the process for consideration and automatic implementation of the annual proposal of the Independent Medicare Advisory Board under section 1899A of the Social Security Act, H.R.J. Res. 51, 115th Cong. (2017).
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