Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 13, 2017
Length: 3 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 14, 2017
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 14, 2017.
56 Cosponsors (45 Democrats, 9 Republicans, 2 Independents)
What legislators are saying
“One Year After Charlottesville Rally, Warner & Kaine Press DOJ for Updates on Combating Racial Hate”
— Sen. Timothy “Tim” Kaine [D-VA] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 10, 2018
This resolution incorporates provisions from:
Sep 6, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 11, 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.
Sep 12, 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.
Sep 14, 2017
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S.J.Res. 49 (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. 49. 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 condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the events, offering deepest condolences to the families and friends of those individuals who were killed and deepest sympathies and support to those individuals who were injured by the violence, expressing support for the Charlottesville community, rejecting White nationalists, White supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and other hate groups, and urging the President and the President’s Cabinet to use all available resources to address the threats posed by those groups, Pub. L. No. 115-58, S.J. Res. 49, 115th Cong. (2017).
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