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Feb 28, 1991
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Apr 7, 1993
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 177 (103rd).
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 159”). 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.
142 cosponsors (119D, 21R, 1I, 1D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
- 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
A bill to authorize the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to ...
Last Action: Oct 23, 1991
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