joint resolution


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n joint resolution 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)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Joint resolution (Parliamentary Practice) a resolution adopted concurrently by the two branches of a legislative body.
    • Joint resolution See under Joint a.
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In literature:

They therefore report a joint resolution, releasing said petitioner from paying anything for the quarter last mentioned.
"The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Two" by Abraham Lincoln
At the same time, Senator Morgan offered a joint resolution, demanding the immediate release of General Julio Sanguily.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 20, March 25, 1897" by Various
The debate upon the joint resolution was well under way before Douglas secured recognition from the Speaker.
"Stephen A. Douglas" by Allen Johnson
But an examination discloses that the joint resolution is predicated upon an entire misunderstanding of the facts.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
"The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876" by J. F. Loubat
He introduced a joint resolution to extend the privileges of the Library to a larger class of public officers.
"The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes" by James Quay Howard
The next step took the form of Roscoe Conkling's joint resolution to this effect recommended by Lincoln in his special message of March 6.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922" by Various
The reading of the formal part of the joint resolution is called for.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
The Legislature of Pennsylvania has passed a joint resolution of thanks to the Hon.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 1, April, 1851" by Various
President signed Cuban joint resolutions at 11.24.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot

In news:

AMHERST — Just after midnight last Saturday, the Senate passed a proposed joint Congressional resolution (S. Res 41) regarding Iran's nuclear program.
For the time being, Joint Resolution 1 is in the books.
Within three days of the President's request, it would be in order for the House and Senate to introduce a joint resolution disapproving of the President's request.
Washingtonians voted on Senate Joint Resolution 8221, a constitutional amendment to reduce the state debt limit over 20 years from 9% to 8% of average annual state revenues.
ASHRAE/AIRAH Issue Joint Resolution on Climate Change Feb 26, 2009 Printable format Email this Article Search.
Public Law 103-408--Joint Resolution of Congress to Recognize the Achievements of Radio Amateurs as Public Policy.
Public Law 103-408 103d Congress Joint Resolution.
Europe's Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) want to require pilots to respond to resolution advisories ( RAs ) from airborne collision avoidance systems (ACAS) in all circumstances.
In 1919, the Tennessee Senate adopted Joint Resolution 13 allowing Tennessee schoolchildren, true experts in the field, to select the state flower.
A joint committee of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation will consider a tribal resolution Tuesday evening that proposes for the tribe to assume management of a proposed casino in Broken Arrow .
The latest point of contention is the F-15 mission and the Joint Congressional Resolution that continues funding the Federal Government until March of next year.
Senators passed a resolution recognizing members of the Devil's Brigade , a joint US Canadian military outfit that trained in Montana to fight the Germans.
A joint committee of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation will consider a tribal resolution Tuesday evening that proposes for the tribe to assume management of a proposed casino in Broken Arrow.
A joint committee of the Muscogee ( Creek ) Nation will consider a tribal resolution Tuesday evening that proposes for the tribe to assume management of a proposed casino in Broken Arrow.
"The methodology (in the joint resolution) would be great for Escambia County, but at the end of the day I have to get everybody in the boat," he told the IN.

In science:

Higher resolution versions are available on the joint calibration webpage.
Improved Photometric Calibration of the SNLS and the SDSS Supernova Surveys
However the time resolution of the lightcurve obtained using the anti-coincidence shield on the spectrometer was, at 50ms (Mereghetti et al., 2005), too low for our purposes, and the countrate on the higher time resolution Joint European X-ray Monitor (JEM-X) was too low to be useful (Brandt et al., 2005).
Neutron star oscillations and QPOs during magnetar flares
Each mirror is equipped with a joint which allows it to rotate around two orthogonal axes with angular resolution better than 0.1 mrad.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
While joint fits of X-ray and SZE interferometric data are used to determine the β -model parameters in these studies, the X-ray data drives the fit, since the SZE data currently lacks the resolution (and interferometric U-V plane coverage) to constrain the parameters well (LaRoque et al. 2006).
The Beta-Model Problem: The Incompatibility of X-ray and Sunyaev-Zeldovich Effect Model Fitting for Galaxy Clusters
This simply means, the joint probability distribution will be sampled with a finer resolution in power-spectrum space.
Bayesian power-spectrum inference for Large Scale Structure data