H.J.Res. 1031 (94th): A resolution designating the composition known as “The Stars and Stripes Forever” as the national march of the United States.


Jul 22, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 22, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Steiger

Representative for Wisconsin's 6th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/22/1976--Introduced.Designates the John Philip Sousa composition known as the "The Stars and Stripes Forever" as the national march of the United States. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 22, 1976

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1031”). 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.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 1092 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 1976

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