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May 22, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 2, 1991
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 2, 1991.
Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 2, 1991
May 22, 1991
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Jun 26, 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.
Jun 28, 1991
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.
Jul 2, 1991
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 259 (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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GovTrack.us. (2018). H.J.Res. 259 — 102nd Congress: Designating July 2, 1991, as “National Literacy Day”. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hjres259
“H.J.Res. 259 — 102nd Congress: Designating July 2, 1991, as “National Literacy Day”.” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. September 24, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/hjres259>
Designating July 2, 1991, as “National Literacy Day”, Pub. L. No. 102-66, H.R.J. Res. 259, 102nd Cong. (1991).
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