Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 9, 2019
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Failed Senate on Oct 17, 2019
This resolution failed in the Senate on October 17, 2019.
What legislators are saying
Sep 9, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 17, 2019
A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.
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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 53. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to “Repeal of the Clean Power Plan; Emission Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Existing Electric Utility Generating Units; Revisions to Emission Guidelines Implementing Regulations”, S.J. Res. 53, 116th Cong. (2019).
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