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Apr 18, 1991
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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 228”). 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 (146D, 70R, 1I, 1R, 1D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
- Related Bills
A joint resolution designating October 1991 as “National Down Syndrome Awareness Month”.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 1991
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.J.Res. 228 — 102nd Congress: To designate October 1991 as “National Down’s Syndrome Awareness Month”.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hjres228
“H.J.Res. 228 — 102nd Congress: To designate October 1991 as “National Down’s Syndrome Awareness Month”..” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hjres228>
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