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H.J.Res. 296 (93rd): Joint resolution to authorize the President to proclaim the last week of June 1973, as “National Autistic Children’s Week”.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Feb 5, 1973
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 15, 1973

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on June 15, 1973.

Law
Pub.L. 93-42
Sponsor

Jerome Waldie

Representative for California's 14th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jun 15, 1973

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History

Feb 5, 1973
 
Introduced

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

May 17, 1973
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jun 4, 1973
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 15, 1973
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 296 (93rd) 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. 296. This is the one from the 93rd Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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