S.J.Res. 92 (101st): A joint resolution to invite the houses of worship of this Nation to celebrate the bicentennial of the inauguration of George Washington, the first President of the United States, by ringing bells at 12 noon on Sunday, April 30, 1989.


Apr 4, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Enacted — Signed by the President on May 1, 1989

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on May 1, 1989.


Pub.L. 101-20


Mark Hatfield

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: May 1, 1989

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/4/1989--Introduced.Invites U.S. houses of worship to celebrate the 200th anniversary of George Washington's inauguration by ringing bells at 12 noon on Sunday, April 30, 1989. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 237 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 13, 1989

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 92” 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.


Apr 4, 1989
Reported by Committee
Apr 4, 1989
Passed Senate
Apr 5, 1989
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Apr 25, 1989
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
May 1, 1989


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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