About the resolution
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The context and what the bill does
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Junior Senator for Arizona. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 30, 2017
Length: 1 pages
Mar 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 3, 2017
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 3, 2017.
What stakeholders are saying
S.J.Res. 34 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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