S.J.Res.33 - A joint resolution to provide for the reconsideration and revision of the proposed constitution of the United States Virgin Islands to correct provisions inconsistent with the Constitution and Federal law.111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] (Introduced 06/17/2010)|
|Latest Action:||06/30/2010 Became Public Law No: 111-194. (TXT | PDF) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.J.Res.33 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Public Law No: 111-194 (06/30/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Expresses the sense of Congress that Congress: (1) recognizes the commitment and efforts of the Fifth Constitutional Convention of the U.S. Virgin Islands to develop a proposed constitution; and (2) urges the Fifth Constitutional Convention of the U.S. Virgin Islands to reconvene to reconsider and revise the proposed constitution in response to the views of the executive branch of the federal government.
Provides that if a convention reconvenes and revises the proposed constitution the convention shall resubmit the revised proposed constitution simultaneously to the Governor of the Virgin Islands and the President.
Directs the President, within 60 calendar days after the date of receipt of the revised proposed constitution, to: (1) notify the convention, the Governor, and Congress of the President's comments on the revised proposed constitution; and (2) publish the comments in the Federal Register.