Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Aug 1, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
This resolution was introduced on August 1, 1973, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 7th congressional district
8/1/1973--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - States that there shall be such power vested in the Congress of the United States that upon enactment by two-thirds of the Senate and the House of ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 697”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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