H.J.Res. 949 (93rd): Joint resolution to amend title 5 of the United States Code to provide for the designation of the 11th day of November of each year as “Veterans Day”.


Mar 25, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 25, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Denholm
Representative for South Dakota's 1st congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/25/1974--Introduced.Provides for the designation of the 11th day of November of each year as "Veterans Day". (Amends 5 U.S.C. 6103 (a))

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H.J.Res. 1015 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 15, 1974

H.J.Res. 1006 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 7, 1974

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 949” 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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Mar 25, 1974


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