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S.J.Res. 52 (115th): A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Restoring Internet Freedom”.

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Edward “Ed” Markey

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 16, 2018
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Feb 27, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 16, 2018 but was never passed by the House.

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What legislators are saying

Menendez, Booker, Senate Dems Urge Speaker Ryan to Immediately Schedule Vote On Bipartisan Senate-Passed Legislation to Protect Free, Open Internet
    — Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2018

Senate Democratic Caucus Urges Speaker Ryan to Schedule Vote to Save Net Neutrality
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 7, 2018

Senator Lankford Opposes Net Neutrality Regulations on Senate Floor
    — Sen. James Lankford [R-OK] on May 16, 2018

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History

Feb 27, 2018
 
Introduced

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

May 9, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 16, 2018
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

S.J.Res. 52 (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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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