S.J.Res. 157 (103rd): A joint resolution to designate 1994 as “The Year of Gospel Music”.


Nov 19, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 14, 1994

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 1994.


Pub.L. 103-366


James Sasser
Senator from Tennessee


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Last Updated: Sep 30, 1994
Length: 1 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Designates 1994 as The Year of Gospel Music.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 297 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 1993

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 157” means this is a Senate 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.


Nov 19, 1993
Passed Senate
Aug 2, 1994
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 30, 1994
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 14, 1994


52 cosponsors (29D, 23R) (show)
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