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.


Oct 9, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 6, 1974

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


Pub.L. 93-513


John Pastore

Senator from Rhode Island



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Last Updated: Dec 6, 1974

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Stipulates that it is the policy of the United States that it will pay claims or judgments for bodily injury, death, or damage or loss of real or personal property ... Read more >


Oct 9, 1974

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.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 248”). 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.



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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