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

Introduced:

Jun 27, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Adlai Stevenson III

Senator from Illinois

Democrat

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution to establish a Commission on Presidential Nominations.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 27, 1980
 
Introduced

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Dec 1, 1980
 
Reported by Committee

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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 page is about a 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.

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