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

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on June 9, 1989 but was never passed by the House.


Gordon Humphrey

Senator from New Hampshire


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/31/1989--Introduced.Designates the week of December 10 through December 16, 1989, as National Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Week. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 429 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 11, 1989

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 143” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 31, 1989
Reported by Committee
Jun 8, 1989
Passed Senate
Jun 9, 1989
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


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

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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