S.J.Res. 259 (100th): A joint resolution designating the week of April 24, 1988, through April 30, 1988, as “National Eating Disorders Awareness Week”.


Feb 18, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 18, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland


See Instead:

H.J.Res. 272 (same title)
Passed House — Apr 12, 1988

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. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 18, 1988

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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) (show)
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H.J.Res. 272 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Apr 12, 1988

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