Sponsor and status
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
This resolution was introduced on September 26, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Senator for North Carolina
2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
Sep 18, 1974
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 26, 1974
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S.J.Res. 240 (93rd) 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 S.J.Res. 240. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution requiring full public access to all facts and the fruits of all investigations relating to Watergate and full public access to all papers, documents, memoranda, tapes, and transcripts during the period January 20, 1969, through August 9, 1974, S.J. Res. 240, 93rd Cong. (1974).
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