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H.J.Res. 98 (117th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the right to vote.

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Mark Pocan

Sponsor. Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2022
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Sep 21, 2022
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 21, 2022, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Cosponsors

26 Cosponsors (26 Democrats)

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History

Sep 21, 2022
 
Introduced

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

H.J.Res. 98 (117th) 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. 98. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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