joint resolution

Definition of "joint resolution"
  1. A legislative measure having the full force of law upon being passed by both chambers of the legislature and following approval by the executive or surpassing an executive veto
How to use "joint resolution" in a sentence
  1. The state legislature passed a joint resolution to fund the infrastructure project.
  2. When the governor vetoed their proposal, the houses repassed the joint resolution, thereby making it a law.
  3. The legislature utilized a joint resolution to make amendments to the state constitution.

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