Sponsor and status
Feb 28, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 28, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
Feb 28, 1991
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 7, 1993
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 177 (103rd).
H.J.Res. 159 (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.
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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