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H.J.Res. 130 (102nd): To designate January 1 as “National Ellis Island Day”.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 19, 1991
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 2, 1991

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 2, 1991.

Law
Pub.L. 102-177
Sponsor

Frank Guarini Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 14th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 1991

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History

Feb 19, 1991
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 10, 1991
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 18, 1991
 
Passed Senate

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 2, 1991
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 130 (102nd) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 130. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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