H.J.Res. 218 (102nd): To designate the week beginning April 21, 1991, and the week beginning April 19, 1992, each as “National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week”.


Apr 11, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 26, 1991

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 26, 1991.


Pub.L. 102-36


Sidney Morrison

Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 1991

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/11/1991--Introduced.Designates April 21 through 27, 1991, and April 19 through 25, 1992, as National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week. Read more >


Apr 11, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 17, 1991
Passed House

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.

Apr 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.

Apr 26, 1991
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 218”). 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.


219 cosponsors (142D, 74R, 1I, 1R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 86 (Related)
A joint resolution designating April 21 through April 27, 1991 and April 19 through ...

Passed Senate
Last Action: Apr 18, 1991

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