A joint resolution to establish a Commission on Presidential Nominations.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
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.
Senator for Illinois
25 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 8 Republicans, 1 Independent)
Jun 27, 1980
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 1, 1980
A committee has voted to issue 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 (House next)
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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 189. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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