H.J.Res. 626 (99th): Palau Compact of Free Association Act

Introduced:

May 6, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 14, 1986

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 14, 1986.

Law:

Pub.L. 99-658

Sponsor:

John Seiberling

Representative for Ohio's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 14, 1986

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution to approve the "Compact of Free Association" between the United States and the Government of Palau, and for other purposes.

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History

May 6, 1986
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 5, 1986
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 29, 1986
 
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 6, 1986
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 1986
 
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 14, 1986
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Nov 14, 1986
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This page is about a 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.

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