H.J.Res. 159 (102nd): Authorizing the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. in the District of Columbia or its environs.

Introduced:

Feb 28, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 28, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Julian Dixon
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/28/1991--Introduced.Authorizes the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr., on Federal land in the District of Columbia and its environs. Makes the Fraternity solely ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 177 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 7, 1993

S. 239 (Related)
A bill to authorize the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to ...

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 23, 1991

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 159” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Feb 28, 1991

Details

Cosponsors
142 cosponsors (119D, 21R, 1I, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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