H.J.Res. 40 (111th): Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009

Introduced:

Mar 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 26, 2009

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on June 26, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-33

Sponsor:

Joe Baca

Representative for California's 43rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 20, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

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

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 62 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 8, 2008

H.J.Res. 20 (Related)
Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 40” means this is a House 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.

History

Introduced
Mar 12, 2009
Passed House
Jun 2, 2009
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Passed Senate
Jun 9, 2009
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 26, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 2, 2009 7:12 p.m.
Passed 385/0

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