About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
9/17/1991--Introduced.Designates October 1991 as Ending Hunger Month.
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Sep 17, 1991
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 196”). 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.
50 cosponsors (29D, 21R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.J.Res. 196 — 102nd Congress: A joint resolution to designate October 1991 as “Ending Hunger Month”.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/sjres196
“S.J.Res. 196 — 102nd Congress: A joint resolution to designate October 1991 as “Ending Hunger Month”..” www.GovTrack.us. 1991. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/102/sjres196>
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