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H.J.Res. 20 (111th): Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009

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

The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Joe Baca

Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2009
Length: 4 pages
Feb 10, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.

This resolution was incorporated into:

H.J.Res. 40: Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 26, 2009. (compare text)


Feb 10, 2009

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.J.Res. 20 (111th) 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. 20. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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