S.J.Res. 277 (101st): A joint resolution designating October 6, 1990, as “German-American Day”.


Mar 26, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Enacted as H.J.Res. 469 (companion bill)

Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana


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Mar 26, 1990

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Sep 27, 1990
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54 cosponsors (29D, 25R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.J.Res. 469 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 11, 1990

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