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concurrent resolution

A resolution adopted by both houses of a bicameral legislature that does not have the force of law and does not require the signature of the chief executive.

concur′rent resolu′tion

a resolution adopted by both branches of a legislature but not having the effect of law.
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Miller, George [CA-7] "College Cost Reduction Act of 2007" To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008.
Runner signed on as a co-author of Senate Concurrent Resolution 123 by Sen.
The very next day, Assemblyman Joe Nation said that he would author a resolution titled Assembly Concurrent Resolution No.
House and Senate conferees will now attempt to reconcile their different versions into a concurrent resolution, which will provide a non-binding budgetary framework for the appropriations and tax committees.
Todd Platts (R-PA) introduced a concurrent resolution acknowledging and commending "the millions of American families across the United States, as well as the financial planning profession, for their adherence and dedication to the financial planning process," and designating the week of October 6, 2003, as Financial Planning Week.
Subsequently, on November 8, 1993, Congress passed House Concurrent Resolution 88, "Commending American Airmen Held as Prisoners at Buchenwald Concentration Camp in World War II," recognizing the men's "faithful service, personal bravery, and exceptional fortitude.
The feature that distinguished the commemoration of the 350th from its forerunners was the establishment of a Commission for Commemorating 350 Years of American Jewish History, specifically recognized in a concurrent resolution of the United States Congress honoring the 350th anniversary of American Jewish history.
House Concurrent Resolution 99 seeks to force legislation for universal insurance by October 2004.
Last year Johnson introduced House Concurrent Resolution 290, calling for more women to take part in peace-building activities.
The concurrent resolution, introduced with unanimous consent, will also appear in the House of Representatives to express the will of a united Congress to put pressure on China while also showing U.
In 1953 House Concurrent Resolution 108 called on the BIA to begin terminating tribes.
forces are engaged "without a declaration of war or specific statutory authorization," the president must remove the forces "if the Congress so directs by concurrent resolution.

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