concurrent resolution
noun Date: 1778 a resolution passed by both houses of a legislative body that lacks the force of law

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  • concurrent resolution — n: a resolution passed by both houses of a legislative body that lacks the force of law compare joint resolution Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • concurrent resolution — ☆ concurrent resolution n. a resolution passed by one branch of a legislature and concurred in by the other, indicating the opinion of the legislature but not having the force of law: cf. JOINT RESOLUTION …   English World dictionary

  • Concurrent resolution — A concurrent resolution is a resolution (a legislative measure) adopted by both houses of a bicameral legislature that lacks the force of law (is non binding) and does not require the approval of the chief executive. United States Congress In the …   Wikipedia

  • Concurrent Resolution — Eine Concurrent Resolution ist ein gemeinsamer Beschluss des Senats und des Repräsentantenhauses der Vereinigten Staaten nach Artikel I., Abschnitt 7, Paragraph 3 der Verfassung. Obwohl Concurrent Resolutions von beiden Kammern des Kongresses… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • concurrent resolution — noun : a resolution passed by both branches of a legislative body; especially : such a resolution passed by the United States Congress expressing the general attitude or intention of Congress but not having the force of law or requiring the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • concurrent resolution — a resolution adopted by both branches of a legislative assembly that, unlike a joint resolution, does not require the signature of the chief executive. [1795 1805] * * * …   Universalium

  • concurrent resolution — concur′rent resolu′tion n. gov a resolution adopted by both branches of a legislature but not having the effect of law • Etymology: 1795–1805 …   From formal English to slang

  • concurrent resolution — See joint resolution …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • concurrent resolution of Congress — A type of legislation used by Congress for expressing fact, principles, opinions, or purposes in which both the House and Senate have a common interest. Identified by the abbreviations H.Con.Res. or S.Con.Res. and a number, these kinds of… …   Law dictionary

  • House concurrent resolution 50 — (or HCR50) is a joint resolution of the 2007 Regular Session of the Hawaii State Legislature, introduced on February 23, 2007 by state representatives Gene Ward, Karen Awana, Rida Cabanilla, Lynn Finnegan, Barbara Marumoto, Colleen Meyer,… …   Wikipedia

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