H.J.Res. 612 (98th): Security and General Nuclear Disarmament Resolution

Introduced:

Jun 27, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 27, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Shannon

Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district

Democrat

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution to reduce the risk of nuclear war and to restrain the nuclear arms race.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 27, 1984
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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