S.J.Res. 294 (100th): A joint resolution designating August 9, 1988, as “National Neighborhood Crime Watch Day”.


Apr 12, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 16, 1988

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 16, 1988.


Pub.L. 100-396


Paul Trible Jr.

Senator from Virginia



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Last Updated: Aug 16, 1988

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Apr 12, 1988

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 14, 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.

Jul 26, 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.

Aug 9, 1988
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 16, 1988
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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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