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Sponsor. Senator for Arkansas. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 6, 2017
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115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 19, 2017
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 19, 2017.
2 Cosponsors (1 Republican, 1 Democrat)
This resolution incorporates provisions from:
H.J.Res. 80: Providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Introduced on Feb 16, 2017. 94% incorporated. (compare text)
Mar 8, 2017
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Mar 27, 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.
Apr 6, 2017
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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Apr 19, 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S.J.Res. 36 (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. 36. 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 the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Pub. L. No. 115-29, S.J. Res. 36, 115th Cong. (2017).
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