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S.J.Res. 9: A joint resolution calling on the United States and Congress to take immediate action to address the challenge of climate change.

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Thomas Carper

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Delaware. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2019
Length: 2 pages
Introduced:

Feb 28, 2019

Status:

Introduced on Feb 28, 2019

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 28, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

History

Feb 28, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S.J.Res. 9 is a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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