About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
2/18/1988--Introduced.Designates the week of April 24 through April 30, 1988, as National Eating Disorders Awareness Week.
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Feb 18, 1988
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Apr 12, 1988
Companion Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 272 (100th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.J.Res. 259 (100th).
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 259”). 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.
27 cosponsors (15R, 12D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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