Vote — Jul 30, 2015 1:47 p.m.
Bill Passed 91/4
Jan 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Maryland
The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 8” 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no votes related to this resolution.
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