Reported by Committee — Feb 9, 2016
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 89.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 9, 2016.
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Jan 4, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This resolution was introduced on January 4, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 8”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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