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S.J.Res. 2: A joint resolution disapproving the President’s proposal to take an action relating to the application of certain sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation.

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Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Sponsor. Senior Senator for New York. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 4, 2019

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jan 15, 2019

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 15, 2019.

Related oversight & investigations

  • Russian Interference in the 2016 Election
    In 2018 the House Intelligence Committee concluded there was no Russian interference in the 2016 election. Democrats, now in control of the House Intelligence Committee, believe that the investigation was incomplete. In July 2018 Senate Intelligence Committee concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 election with the goal of helping Trump. This Senate bill would require the reinstatement of sanctions against Russian individuals involved in 2016 election interference actions. It failed cloture on January 16, 2019.

History

Jan 4, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jan 15, 2019
 
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.

If this resolution has further action, the following steps may occur next:
 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 2 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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