H.J.Res. 297 (103rd): To designate 1994 as “The Year of Gospel Music”.


Nov 19, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Enacted as S.J.Res. 157 (companion bill)

Jim Cooper

Representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district



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Designates 1994 as The Year of Gospel Music. Read more >

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Nov 19, 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. 297”). 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.


220 cosponsors (158D, 61R, 1I) (show)
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S.J.Res. 157 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 14, 1994

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