Sponsor and status
101st Congress (1989–1990)
This resolution was introduced on March 26, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for California's 29th congressional district
35 Cosponsors (29 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Mar 26, 1990
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H.J.Res. 531 (101st) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 531. 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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Designating May 4, 1990, as Department of Education Day, H.R.J. Res. 531, 101st Cong. (1990).
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