Sponsor and status
94th Congress (1975–1976)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 21, 1976
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 21, 1976.
Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 21, 1976
4 Cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Jun 6, 1975
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Apr 5, 1976
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Apr 8, 1976
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Apr 21, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 491 (94th) 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 491. This is the one from the 94th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Joint resolution to extend support under the Joint resolution providing for Allen J. Ellender Fellowships to disadvantaged secondary school students, and for other purposes, Pub. L. No. 94-277, H.R.J. Res. 491, 94th Cong. (1976).
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