Sponsor and status
Apr 18, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress
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
Apr 18, 1991
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H.J.Res. 228 (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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To designate October 1991 as “National Down’s Syndrome Awareness Month”, H.R.J. Res. 228, 102nd Cong. (1991).
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