Sponsor and status
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 14, 1992
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 1992.
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Last Updated: Oct 14, 1992
237 Cosponsors (167 Democrats, 69 Republicans, 1 Independent)
Aug 12, 1992
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Sep 30, 1992
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.
Oct 3, 1992
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 14, 1992
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 542 (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. 542. 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 the week beginning November 8, 1992, as “Hire a Veteran Week”, Pub. L. No. 102-413, H.R.J. Res. 542, 102nd Cong. (1992).
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