About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 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 >
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 3, 1973
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 697” means this is a House 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.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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