H.J.Res. 562 (96th): A joint resolution to extend the public debt limit through June 30, 1980 and to disapprove the imposition, effective March 15, 1980, by the President of fees on the importation of crude oil and gasoline.



Jun 3, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 3, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Bauman

Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district



Jun 3, 1980

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H.J.Res. 562 (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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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