Definition of Joint resolution
1. Noun. A resolution passed by both houses of Congress which becomes legally binding when signed by the Chief Executive (or passed over the Chief Executive's veto).
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Geographical relationships: America, The States, U.s., U.s.a., United States, United States Of America, Us, Usa
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Literary usage of Joint resolution
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, at the First Session by William Pitt Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens (1866)
"joint resolution allowing mileage to Messrs. G rani ham and Tighe. ... joint resolution to meet m convention to elect a secretary of state. NUMBER XXVIII. ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"In the Senate, on the fourteenth of December, 18C3, Mr. Wilson introduced a joint resolution expressive of the thanks of Congress to Major- General ..."
3. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1869)
"joint resolution to authorize the Secretary of War to place lit the, ... joint resolution donating to the Washington City Orphan Asylum the iron railing ..."
4. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1873)
"7, House joint resolution No. 12, and House bills N'os. 208, 2a6, 230, 46, 332 and 314 „ „ 277 Also, Honse concurrent resolution t „._ ._. ..."
5. The Congressional Globe ...: 23d Congress to the 42d Congress, Dec. 2, 1833 ...by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey by United States Congress, Francis Preston Blair, John Cook Rives, Franklin Rives, George A. Bailey (1872)
"referred, 394; reported adversely and tabled, 1335. joint resolution (HR No. 76) donating certain condemned, for a soldiers' monument at Cortland, ..."
6. How Our Laws Are Made by Charles W. Johnson (1999)
"There is little practical difference between a bill and a joint resolution and the two forms are often used interchangeably. One difference in form is that ..."
7. Public and Local Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michiganby Michigan by Michigan (1845)
"joint resolution authorizing the Governor to appoint a private secretary, 153 3. ... Preamble and joint resolution relative to salt spring lands, ..."
8. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"In the Senate, on the fourteenth of December, 1803, Mr. Wilson introduced a joint resolution expressive of the thanks of Congress to Major- General ..."