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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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.


9 cosponsors (7D, 2R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.J.Res. 533 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 14, 1973

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