S.J.Res. 375 (101st): A joint resolution to designate October 30, 1990, as “Refugee Day”.


Oct 4, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 8, 1990

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 8, 1990.


Pub.L. 101-544


Rudolph “Rudy” Boschwitz

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Nov 8, 1990

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Designates October 30, 1990, as Refugee Day. Read more >


Oct 4, 1990

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 25, 1990
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.

Oct 27, 1990
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 8, 1990
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 375”). 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.


53 cosponsors (28R, 25D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


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

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 653 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 24, 1990

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