A resolution, designated as House Concurrent Resolution (H.Con.Res.) or Senate Concurrent Resolution (S.Con.Res.), often used to express the "sense of Congress" on various domestic or foreign policy issues. Concurrent resolutions do not require or are not intended for approval by the President and therefore do not have the force of law.
A resolution introduced in either the House of Senate and requiring the concurrence of both bodies. Adopted in each body my majority vote of all Members in office.
A type of legislative measure that requires passage by both chambers of the legislature and generally requires action by the governor. A concurrent resolution is used to convey the sentiment of the legislature and may offer a commendation, a memorial, a statement of congratulations, a welcome, or a request for action by another governmental entity. (Concurrent resolutions are also used for administrative matters that require the concurrence of both chambers such as providing for adjournment or a joint session. These types of concurrent resolutions do not require action by the governor.)
Legislative action used to express the position of the House or Senate. Does not have the force of law.
Legislation that relates to the operations of Congress, including both chambers, or express the collective opinion of both chambers on public policy issues. A concurrent resolution originating in the House of Representatives is designated by the letters "H. Con. Res." followed by a number and concurrent resolutions introduced in the Senate as "S. Con. Res." followed by a number. For example: H. Con. Res. 64.
A measure affecting actions or procedures of both houses of the Legislature. A concurrent resolution is used to express sympathy, commendation, or to commemorate the dead.
a legislative proposal that requires the approval of both houses but does not require the signature of the President and does not have the force of law
a simple resolution that is passed by both Houses, and accordingly represents the majority opinion of the General Assembly
A resolution adopted by both the Senate and General Assembly to express the policy or opinions of the Legislature; often used to petition Congress to take certain actions; to establish study commissions composed entirely of legislators or appointees of the presiding officer, to adopt joint rules; and to propose amendments to the State Constitution. Requires no action by the Governor.
A resolution expressing the sentiment or intent of both houses, on matters of interest of the Legislature, the State, and the Nation.
A statement of the "sense" or opinion of the Congress, passed by both the House and the Senate. Not binding as a matter of law.
Legislation adopted by both Chambers to express the position of Congress. As such a resolution does not have the signature of the President; it does not have the force of law.
A legislative proposal that requires the approval of both houses of Congress, but is not submitted to the President and thus does not have the force of law. Concurrent resolutions are generally used to address the sentiments of both chambers; to make or amend rules that apply to both houses; to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution; or to create a temporary joint committee.
A measure introduced in one house which, if approved, must be sent to the other house for approval. The Governor's signature is not required. These measures usually involve the business of the Legislature.
A resolution that is adopted by both houses and is limited to procedural legislative matters, redistricting, and ratification of federal constitutional amendments.
Adopted by House & Senate; used to mandate legislative studies & send messages to other branches of government. Submitted to the Governor for signature consideration; filed with the Secretary of State.
A proposal to amend the state constitution, to recommend the holding of a constitutional convention, or to ratify proposed amendments to the federal constitution. Concurrent resolutions are treated like bills, except they do not have the same time frame for introduction and action, and do not become law unless approved by a majority vote at the next general election.
A statement of opinion approved by a simple majority in the House and Senate but not sent to the President for approval.
A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President and thus do not have the force of law.
A type of bill that affects the business of the Legislature and that must be approved by both houses. For example, the bill that establishes the cutoff dates is a concurrent resolution.
A measure generally used to express sentiment of intent, having support of both houses and signature of governor. Conference Committee -- A committee of members of the House and Senate to confer on differences in measures which have passed both houses.
A measure that requires approval by both houses but is not sent to the president for approval, and therefore cannot have the force of law. Concurrent resolutions deal with the prerogatives or internal affairs of Congress as a whole.
In the United States a concurrent resolution is a legislative measure passed by both the Senate and the House. Although passed by both houses, concurrent resolutions are not presented to the President and do not have the force of law.