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concurrent resolution

Syllabification: con·cur·rent res·o·lu·tion

Definition of concurrent resolution in English:

noun

A resolution adopted by both houses of a legislative assembly that does not require the signature of the chief executive and that does not have the force of law.
Example sentences
  • Section 5 also allowed Congress at any time to direct removal of the forces by concurrent resolution.
  • Only the governor or the Legislature, by concurrent resolution, can end a state of emergency.
  • Finally, a 1983 Supreme Court case casts serious doubt on the validity of the provision requiring withdrawal of the armed forces from hostilities upon the adoption of a concurrent resolution.

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