S.J.Res. 164 (101st): A joint resolution designating 1990 as the “International Year of Bible Reading”.


Jun 22, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 7, 1989

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 7, 1989.


Pub.L. 101-209


Don Nickles

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: Dec 7, 1989

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Designates 1990 as the International Year of Bible Reading. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 275 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 1989

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 164” 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.


Jun 22, 1989
Reported by Committee
Oct 17, 1989
Passed Senate
Oct 20, 1989
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Senate Agreed to Changes
Nov 20, 1989
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Nov 20, 1989
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 7, 1989


57 cosponsors (34R, 23D) (show)
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