Sponsor and status
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
This resolution was introduced on February 25, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for California's 25th congressional district
153 Cosponsors (116 Democrats, 35 Republicans, 1 Democrat-Liberal, 1 Independent)
Feb 25, 1992
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H.J.Res. 421 (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. 421. 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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Designating April 22, 1992, as “Earth Day”, H.R.J. Res. 421, 102nd Cong. (1992).
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