S.J.Res. 240 (93rd): 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.

Introduced:

Sep 18, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 26, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Samuel Ervin Jr.

Senator from North Carolina

Democrat

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History

Sep 18, 1974
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 26, 1974
 
Reported by Committee

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This page is about a 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.

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