Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 6, 1978 but was never passed by the House.
Senator for Oklahoma
Apr 25, 1978
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 25, 1978
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Sep 6, 1978
Passed Senate (House next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.
S.J.Res. 131 (95th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 131. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution to change the name of Copan Dam and Lake in the States of Oklahoma and Kansas to Copan Dam and the Lake of the Delawares, S.J. Res. 131, 95th Cong. (1978).
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