About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
2/1/1977--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Requires that justices of the Supreme Court and judges of inferior Federal courts be reconfirmed by the Senate every eight years.
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Jan 9, 1973
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 13 (93rd).
Feb 1, 1977
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 19”). 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.
9 cosponsors (5D, 4R)
- Committee Assignments
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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