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May 19, 1981
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 259”). 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.
95 cosponsors (55D, 39R, 1I)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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