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

Introduced:

Jun 22, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 7, 1989

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

Law:

Pub.L. 101-209

Sponsor:

Don Nickles

Senator from Oklahoma

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 7, 1989

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History

Jun 22, 1989
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 17, 1989
 
Reported by Committee

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Oct 20, 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.

Nov 20, 1989
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 20, 1989
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 7, 1989
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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.

Details

Cosponsors
57 cosponsors (34R, 23D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 275 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 1989

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