S.J.Res. 222 (93rd): A joint resolution to provide for the appointment of Dr. Murray Gell-Mann as Citizen Regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.



Jun 26, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 30, 1974

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 30, 1974.


Pub.L. 93-401


James Fulbright

Senator from Arkansas



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Last Updated: Aug 30, 1974


Jun 26, 1974

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Jul 11, 1974
Reported by Committee

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Jul 15, 1974
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Aug 19, 1974
Passed House

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Aug 30, 1974
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 222 (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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