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

A joint resolution to establish a Commission on Presidential Nominations.

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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



Jun 27, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 1, 1980
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 12, 1980
Passed Senate

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

S.J.Res. 189 (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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