H.J.Res. 1119 (94th): Joint resolution to provide for the convening of the first session of the Ninety-fifth Congress.


Oct 1, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 14, 1976

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 1976.


Pub.L. 94-494


Thomas “Tip” O'Neill Jr.

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 14, 1976

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Authorizes the first regular session of the Ninety-fifth Congress to begin at 2 o'clock p.m. on Tuesday, January 4, 1977. Read more >


Oct 1, 1976

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Oct 1, 1976
Passed House

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

Oct 1, 1976
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 14, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1119”). 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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