H.J.Res. 62 (110th): Native American Heritage Day Act of 2008


Nov 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2008

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 8, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-370


Joe Baca

Representative for California's 43rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 28, 2008
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About the resolution

Full Title

To honor the achievements and contributions of Native Americans to the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Native American Heritage Day Act of 2008 - Designates Friday, November 28, 2008, as Native American Heritage Day.Encourages the people of the United States, as well as federal, state, and ... Read more >


Nov 13, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 13, 2007
Passed House

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

Jul 31, 2008
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Sep 22, 2008
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 2008
House Agreed to Changes

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.

Oct 8, 2008
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. 62”). 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.


83 cosponsors (78D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 20 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2009

H.R. 3585 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2007

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