Senate Joint Resolution 46
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security relating to "Procedures for Credible Fear Screening and Consideration of Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and CAT Protection Claims by Asylum Officers".
Active
Active
Failed Senate on May 26, 2022
Overview
Text
Introduced
Apr 28, 2022
Latest Action
May 26, 2022
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
46
Congress
117
Policy Area
Immigration
Immigration
Primary focus of measure is administration of immigration and naturalization matters; immigration enforcement procedures; refugees and asylum policies; travel and residence documentation; foreign labor; benefits for immigrants. Measures concerning smuggling and trafficking of persons may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area. Measures concerning refugees may fall under International Affairs policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
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North Dakota
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Senate Votes (2)
House Votes (0)
Failed
May 26, 2022
Type
Failed Passage
Senate Roll Call Votes
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the interim final rule submitted by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security and published on March 29, 2022, concerning procedures for the consideration of asylum claims and other related issues. (Among other changes, the interim final rule requires an asylum seeker subject to expedited removal to be screened by an asylum officer for a credible fear of persecution or torture, rather than a credible fear of persecution, reasonable possibility of persecution, or reasonable possibility of torture.)

Text (2)
Actions (7)
05/26/2022
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which S.J. Res. 46 failed of passage (Record Vote No. 211) entered in Senate.
05/26/2022
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 211. (consideration: CR S2721-2722)
05/26/2022
Failed of passage/not agreed to in Senate: Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 211.
05/25/2022
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 396.
05/25/2022
Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged, by petition, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 802(c).
04/28/2022
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
04/28/2022
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Record Created
Apr 29, 2022 4:12:13 AM
Record Updated
May 31, 2022 11:00:34 PM