Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jul 19, 2019
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116th Congress (2019–2021)
Vetoed & Override Failed in Senate on Jul 29, 2019
This resolution was vetoed. The Senate attempted to override the veto on July 29, 2019 but failed.
What legislators are saying
“Menendez on Vote to Override Pres. Trump’s Veto to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE”
— Sen. Robert “Bob” Menendez [D-NJ] (Sponsor) on Jul 29, 2019
“ICYMI: Dr. Rand Paul Speaks Before Senate Passes Resolutions Blocking Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia”
— Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 20, 2019
S.J.Res. 38 (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 S.J.Res. 38. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of certain defense articles and services, S.J. Res. 38, 116th Cong. (2019).
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