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H.Con.Res. 57 (100th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress respecting the designation of jazz as a rare and valuable national American treasure.

Sponsor and status

Mar 3, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Dec 4, 1987

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on December 4, 1987. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


John Conyers

Representative for Michigan's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 4, 1987


54 Cosponsors (46 Democrats, 8 Republicans)



Mar 3, 1987

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 4, 1987
Passed Senate

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 4, 1987
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.Con.Res. 57 (100th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 57. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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