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H.J.Res. 233 (102nd): Designating September 20, 1991, as “National POW/MIA Recognition Day”, and authorizing display of the National League of Families POW/MIA flag.

Sponsor and status

Apr 24, 1991
102nd Congress (1991–1992)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 3, 1991

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 3, 1991.

Pub.L. 102-113

Robert Lagomarsino

Representative for California's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 3, 1991


233 Cosponsors (126 Republicans, 106 Democrats, 1 Republican-Conservative)



Apr 24, 1991

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 16, 1991
Passed House (Senate next)

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.

Sep 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.

Oct 3, 1991
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 233 (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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 233. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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