Sponsor and status
100th Congress (1987–1988)
This resolution was introduced on April 26, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for New York's 27th congressional district
41 Cosponsors (32 Republicans, 9 Democrats)
Apr 26, 1988
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H.J.Res. 555 (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. 555. 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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A joint resolution designating November 7, 1988, as “The Memorial Day for Victims of Communism”, H.R.J. Res. 555, 100th Cong. (1988).
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