S.J.Res. 17 (109th): A joint resolution honoring the life and legacy of Frederick William Augustus von Steuben and recognizing his contributions on the 275th anniversary of his birth.


Apr 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 26, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana



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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2005
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4/26/2005--Introduced.Honors Baron Frederick William Augustus von Steuben on the 275th anniversary of his birth, and recognizes his contributions. Read more >

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Apr 26, 2005

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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 17”). 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.


3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 44 (identical)

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Last Action: Apr 26, 2005

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