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.


May 2, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Enacted as H.J.Res. 533 (companion bill)

Harold Hughes

Senator from Iowa


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May 2, 1973

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