Sponsor and status
May 20, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on May 20, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district
May 20, 1976
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 20, 1976
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 915 (94th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.J.Res. 961 (94th).
H.J.Res. 961 (94th) 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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