S.J.Res. 248 (93rd): A joint resolution assuring compensation for damages caused by nuclear incidents involving the nuclear reactor of a U.S. warship.

Introduced:

Oct 9, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 6, 1974

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 6, 1974.

Law:

Pub.L. 93-513

Sponsor:

John Pastore

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 6, 1974

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History

Oct 9, 1974
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 16, 1974
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Nov 21, 1974
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Nov 25, 1974
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Dec 6, 1974
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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.

Details

Cosponsors
none
Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 1089 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 16, 1974

H.J.Res. 1161 (Related)
Joint resolution assuring compensation for damages caused by nuclear incidents involving the nuclear reactor ...

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 25, 1974

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