H.J.Res. 191 (104th): To confer honorary citizenship of the United States on Agnes Gonxha Bojahiu, also known as Mother Teresa.

Introduced:

Sep 10, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 1, 1996

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 1, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-218

Sponsor:

Michael Flanagan

Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 18, 1996
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
9/17/1996--Passed House amended.Confers honorary U.S. citizenship on Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, also known as Mother Teresa. Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 191” means this is a House 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.

History

Introduced
Sep 10, 1996
Reported by Committee
Sep 11, 1996
Passed Senate
Sep 18, 1996
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 1, 1996

Details

Cosponsors
23 cosponsors (16R, 7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and pass, as amended
Sep 17, 1996 6:42 p.m.
Passed 405/0

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