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.

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What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 189” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 27, 1980
Reported by Committee
Dec 1, 1980
Passed Senate
Dec 12, 1980

Details

Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (10D, 4R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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