H.J.Res. 272 (100th): A joint resolution designating the week of April 24, 1988, through April 30, 1988, as “National Eating Disorders Awareness Week”.


May 7, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 12, 1988 but was never passed by the Senate.


Charles “Buddy” Roemer III

Representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/7/1987--Introduced.Designates the week of April 24 through April 30, 1988, as National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 7, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 12, 1988
Passed House

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.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 272”). 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.


144 cosponsors (100D, 44R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 259 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 18, 1988

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