Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
This resolution was introduced on April 30, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Missouri's 10th congressional district
2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
Feb 24, 1977
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 281 (95th).
Apr 30, 1979
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.J.Res. 308 (96th) 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 H.J.Res. 308. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for the direct popular election of the President and Vice President of the United States, H.R.J. Res. 308, 96th Cong. (1979).
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