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Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 1996
Length: 3 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 26, 1996 but was never passed by the Senate.
Sep 17, 1996
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 26, 1996
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
H.J.Res. 195 (104th) 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 H.J.Res. 195. This is the one from the 104th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Recognizing the end of slavery in the United States, and the true day of independence for African-Americans, H.R.J. Res. 195, 104th Cong. (1996).
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