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S.J.Res. 53: A joint resolution honoring the life of William “Billy” F. Graham, Jr.

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Richard Burr

Sponsor. Senior Senator for North Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 1, 2018
Length: 3 pages

Feb 28, 2018


Passed Senate (House next) on Feb 28, 2018

This resolution passed in the Senate on February 28, 2018 and goes to the House next for consideration.


Feb 28, 2018

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Feb 28, 2018
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.

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Passed House

Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 53 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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