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- Grants the consent of the Congress to specified amendments offered by the State of Maryland, the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the District of Columbia to certain sections of the Washington ... Read more >
- What is a resolution?
The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 428” 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.
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3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
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