Joint-resolution



noun
1.
a resolution adopted by both branches of a bicameral legislative assembly and requiring the signature of the chief executive to become law.
noun
1.
(US) a resolution passed by both houses of a bicameral legislature, signed by the chief executive and legally binding

A measure approved by both houses of the United States Congress and signed by the president. Similar to an act of Congress, the joint resolution is used to approve or initiate foreign policy actions, to grant a single appropriations proposal, and to propose amendments to the Constitution.

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