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101st Congress (1989–1990)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 16, 1989
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 16, 1989.
Representative for New York's 25th congressional district
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Last Updated: Aug 16, 1989
227 Cosponsors (137 Republicans, 90 Democrats)
May 2, 1989
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Aug 4, 1989
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Aug 4, 1989
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, 1989
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 253 (101st) was a joint 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 253. This is the one from the 101st Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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“H.J.Res. 253 — 101st Congress: Designating September 8, 1989, as “National Pledge of Allegiance Day”.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. September 17, 2021 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hjres253>
Designating September 8, 1989, as “National Pledge of Allegiance Day”, Pub. L. No. 101-90, H.R.J. Res. 253, 101st Cong. (1989).
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