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


Sep 10, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 1, 1996

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


Pub.L. 104-218


Michael Flanagan

Representative for Illinois's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 18, 1996
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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 >


Sep 10, 1996

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Sep 11, 1996
Reported by Committee

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Sep 17, 1996
Text Published

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Sep 18, 1996
Passed Senate

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Oct 1, 1996
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 191”). 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.


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

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

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

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