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S.J.Res. 49: 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.

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 6, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 14, 2017

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 14, 2017.

Law:

Pub.L. 115-58

Sponsor:

Mark Warner

Senior Senator from Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017
Length: 3 pages

Incorporated Legislation

This resolution incorporates provisions from:

H.J.Res. 117: 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 ...

Introduced on Sep 7, 2017. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Sep 6, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 7, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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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
 
Passed House

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 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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