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S.J.Res. 48: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

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Overview

Introduced:

Aug 1, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Aug 1, 2017

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on August 1, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Lindsey Graham

Senior Senator from South Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2017
Length: 2 pages

History

Aug 1, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate (House next)

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Passed House

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Ratified by State Legislatures

S.J.Res. 48 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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