Origin of joint resolution
Examples from the Web for joint resolution
In March, 1845, as soon as congress passed the joint-resolution, Gen. Almonté demanded his passports and departed.
British Dictionary definitions for joint resolution
Culture definitions for joint resolution
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.