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H.J.Res. 592 (100th): A joint resolution designating Labor Day Weekend, September 3-5, 1988, as “National Drive for Life Weekend”.

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Jun 16, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Enacted Via Other Measures

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


Mervyn Dymally

Representative for California's 31st congressional district




Jun 16, 1988

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Aug 9, 1988
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.

H.J.Res. 592 (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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