S.J.Res. 143 (101st): A joint resolution to designate the week of December 10, 1989, through December 16, 1989, as “National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Week”.



May 31, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Enacted as H.J.Res. 429 (companion bill)

Gordon Humphrey

Senator from New Hampshire



May 31, 1989

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Jun 8, 1989
Reported by Committee

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Jun 9, 1989
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.

S.J.Res. 143 (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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