Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 20th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2019
Length: 1 pages
116th Congress, 2019–2021
Vetoed & Override Failed in House on Mar 26, 2019
This resolution was vetoed. The House attempted to override the veto on March 26, 2019 but failed.
What legislators are saying
“Castro Statement on Lawsuit to Block Trumps Emergency Declaration”
— Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX20] (Sponsor) on Apr 4, 2019
H.J.Res. 46 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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Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019, H.R.J. Res. 46, 116th Cong. (2019).
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