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Sep 18, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
This resolution was introduced on September 26, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from North Carolina
9/18/1974--Introduced.Declares that the President of the United States shall assure full public access to all facts connected with and relating to Watergate matters and the fruits of all investigations conducted ... Read more >
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 240”). 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.
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