S.J.Res. 82 (95th): A joint resolution to approve the presidential decision on an Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System.


Sep 22, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Enacted as H.J.Res. 621 (companion bill)

Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/22/1977--Introduced.Approves the President's decision on an Alaska natural gas transportation system submitted to Congress on September 22, 1977. Finds that any environmental impact statements prepared relative to such statement and ... Read more >

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Sep 22, 1977

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Nov 1, 1977
Reported by Committee

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Nov 2, 1977
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 82”). 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.


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Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 621 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 8, 1977

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