S.J.Res. 189 (96th): Commission on Presidential Nominations Resolution


Jun 27, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 12, 1980 but was never passed by the House.


Adlai Stevenson III

Senator from Illinois


About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution to establish a Commission on Presidential Nominations.

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed Senate, amended) Commission on Presidential Nominations Resolution - Establishes the Commission on Presidential Nominations to make an investigation regarding the Presidential nominating process.Directs the Commission to report to ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 27, 1980

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Dec 1, 1980
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Dec 12, 1980
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. 189”). 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.


21 cosponsors (13D, 7R, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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