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H.J.Res. 76: Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 16, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate (President next) on Aug 4, 2017

This resolution was passed by Congress on August 4, 2017 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Steny Hoyer

Representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 8, 2017
Length: 12 pages

History

Feb 16, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jun 14, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 14, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the resolution.

Jul 13, 2017
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 17, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Jul 17, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Aug 4, 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. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 76 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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