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.”


Dec 1, 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 Senate on February 17, 1988 but was never passed by the House.


Lawton Chiles Jr.

Senator from Florida


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Designates the period of September 5 through September 11, 1988, as National School Dropout Prevention Week. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 1, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 4, 1988
Reported by Committee

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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 is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 224”). 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.


56 cosponsors (33D, 23R) (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
H.J.Res. 450 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 1988

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