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


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Dec 1, 1987

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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