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H.J.Res. 453 (101st): Designating May 1990 as “National Digestive Disease Awareness Month”.

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Nov 21, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 17, 1990

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on May 17, 1990.


Pub.L. 101-294


Edward Roybal

Representative for California's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 17, 1990


Nov 21, 1989

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 8, 1990
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.

May 9, 1990
Passed Senate

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.

May 17, 1990
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 453 (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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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