Sponsor and status
93rd Congress (1973–1974)
This resolution was introduced on April 11, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 14th congressional district
Apr 11, 1974
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H.J.Res. 980 (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. 980. 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 issue a proclamation designating the month of May 1974, as National Arthritis Month, H.R.J. Res. 980, 93rd Cong. (1974).
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