H.J.Res. 961 (94th): Joint resolution to authorize the placement of the bell known as the American Legion’s Freedom Bell in the District of Columbia and land of the national park system.


May 20, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 20, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Allan Howe
Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
5/20/1976--Introduced.Authorizes the American Legion to place in the District of Columbia on land of the national park system the bell which is known as the American Legion's Freedom Bell. Provides ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 915 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 20, 1976

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 961” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 1976


13 cosponsors (7D, 6R) (show)
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