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100th Congress (1987–1988)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 21, 1987
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 21, 1987.
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Last Updated: Apr 21, 1987
Jan 29, 1987
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Apr 8, 1987
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Apr 9, 1987
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Apr 21, 1987
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 119 (100th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 119. This is the one from the 100th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution designating the week of April 19, 1987, through April 25, 1987, as “National Minority Cancer Awareness Week”, Pub. L. No. 100-27, H.R.J. Res. 119, 100th Cong. (1987).
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