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H.J.Res. 248 (100th): A joint resolution to designate the week beginning August 2, 1987, as “International Special Olympics Week”, and to designate August 3, 1987, as “International Special Olympics Day”.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Apr 22, 1987
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.

Sponsor

John Hiler

Representative for Indiana's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Cosponsors

238 Cosponsors (125 Democrats, 113 Republicans)

Source

History

Apr 22, 1987
 
Introduced

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

H.J.Res. 248 (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. 248. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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