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S.J.Res. 22: A joint resolution granting the consent and approval of Congress to 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 15, 2017

Status:

Passed Senate (House next) on May 16, 2017

This resolution passed in the Senate on May 16, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Timothy Kaine

Junior Senator from Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 16, 2017
Length: 28 pages

History

Feb 15, 2017
 
Introduced

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

May 16, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 22 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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