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S.J.Res. 196 (103rd): A joint resolution designating September 16, 1994, as “National POW/MIA Recognition Day” and authorizing display of the National League of Families POW/MIA flag.


Sponsor and status

Robert “Bob” Smith

Sponsor. Senator for New Hampshire. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 12, 1994
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
May 25, 1994
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 26, 1994

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 26, 1994.

Law
Pub.L. 103-320
Source

History

May 25, 1994
 
Introduced

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

Aug 2, 1994
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 2, 1994
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

Aug 12, 1994
 
Passed House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 26, 1994
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 196 (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 S.J.Res. 196. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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