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Apr 18, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
This resolution was introduced on April 18, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 6th congressional district
4/18/1991--Introduced.Designates October 1991 as National Down Syndrome Awareness Month. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hjres228>
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