About the resolution
- Full Title
To honor the achievements and contributions of Native Americans to the United States, and for other purposes.
- 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 40 — 111th Congress: Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hjres40
“H.J.Res. 40 — 111th Congress: Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. May 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hjres40>
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|author=111th Congress (2009)
|date=March 12, 2009
|quote=Native American Heritage Day Act of 2009