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


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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.

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.


52 cosponsors (27R, 25D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.J.Res. 429 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 11, 1989

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