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S.J.Res. 117 (96th): A joint resolution to provide for a temporary extension of certain Federal Housing Administration authorities, and for other purposes.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

Oct 29, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 8, 1979

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 8, 1979.

Law:

Pub.L. 96-105

Sponsor:

Harrison Williams Jr.

Senator for New Jersey

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1979

History

Oct 29, 1979
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 29, 1979
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Nov 7, 1979
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Nov 7, 1979
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Nov 8, 1979
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 117 (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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