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S.J.Res. 102 (93rd): Joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim June 17, 1973, as a day of commemoration of the opening of the upper Mississippi River by Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet in 1673.

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May 2, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

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Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.


Harold Hughes

Senator for Iowa



May 2, 1973

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S.J.Res. 102 (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.

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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