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H.J.Res. 111 (103rd): Designating October 21, 1993, as “National Biomedical Research Day”.

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Harold Volkmer

Sponsor. Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 1993
Length: 3 pages
Feb 17, 1993
103rd Congress (1993–1994)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 27, 1993

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 27, 1993.

Pub.L. 103-117

223 Cosponsors (140 Democrats, 82 Republicans, 1 Independent)



Feb 17, 1993

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

Sep 28, 1993
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 15, 1993
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 15, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

Oct 27, 1993
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 111 (103rd) 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. 111. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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