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93rd Congress (1973–1974)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 15, 1973
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on June 15, 1973.
Representative for California's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 15, 1973
Feb 5, 1973
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May 17, 1973
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Jun 4, 1973
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Jun 15, 1973
Enacted — Signed by the President
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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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Joint resolution to authorize the President to proclaim the last week of June 1973, as “National Autistic Children’s Week”, Pub. L. No. 93-42, H.R.J. Res. 296, 93rd Cong. (1973).
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