S.J.Res. 224 (100th): A joint resolution to designate the period commencing on September 5, 1988, and ending on September 11, 1988, as “National School Dropout Prevention Week.”

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 1, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 17, 1988 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Lawton Chiles Jr.

Senator from Florida

Democrat

About the resolution

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History

Dec 1, 1987
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 4, 1988
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 17, 1988
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This page is about a 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.

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