Jun 26, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on August 9, 1986 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.
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Ordered Reported by Committee
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Passed Senate with Changes
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H.J.Res. 668 (99th) 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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