Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017
Length: 2 pages
What legislators are saying
“President Trump Signs Measure Repealing BLM Planning 2.0 Rule”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Sponsor) on Mar 28, 2017
Jan 30, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S.J.Res. 15 (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 S.J.Res. 15. 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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A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Director of the Bureau of Land Management relating to resource management planning, S.J. Res. 15, 115th Cong. (2017).
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