Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 6th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2020
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116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 2, 2020
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 2, 2020.
2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)
This resolution incorporates provisions from:
S.J.Res. 72: A joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Passed Senate (House next) on May 20, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)
May 5, 2020
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 20, 2020
Identical Bill — Passed Senate (House next)
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 72 (116th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.J.Res. 87 (116th).
Jul 30, 2020
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 10, 2020
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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 2, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 87 (116th) 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 H.J.Res. 87. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Providing for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Pub. L. No. 116-162, H.R.J. Res. 87, 116th Cong. (2020).
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