H.J.Res. 177 (103rd): Authorizing the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. in the District of Columbia or its environs.


Apr 7, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 7, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Julian Dixon

Representative for California's 32nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 7, 1993
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4/7/1993--Introduced.Authorizes the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to establish a memorial on Federal land in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Prohibits the United ... Read more >

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Apr 7, 1993

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 177”). 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.


48 cosponsors (40D, 7R, 1I) (show)
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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 159 (102nd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 1991

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