Sponsor and status
Mar 3, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on March 3, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district
Mar 3, 1988
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H.J.Res. 486 (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.
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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