concurrent resolution


Definition of concurrent resolution 

: a resolution passed by both houses of a legislative body that lacks the force of law

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An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. Theo Francis, WSJ, "Taxes Are Hard—So Is Pronouncing New Tax Law Acronyms Like FDII," 12 Apr. 2018 The measure, which passed in the Senate on Monday and in the House on Tuesday, was purposely introduced as a joint resolution, which requires the president’s signature, rather than a concurrent resolution, which does not. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "Congress Passes Anti-White Supremacist Resolution, But It’s Unclear If Trump Will Sign," 13 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of concurrent resolution

1778, in the meaning defined above

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Legal Definition of concurrent resolution 

: a resolution passed by both houses of a legislative body that lacks the force of law — compare joint resolution

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