S.J.Res. 197 (94th): A joint resolution requesting the Secretary of the Interior to take certain action to honor and recognize the role played by James Larkin White in connection with the establishment of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico.


May 19, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 19, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Montoya
Senator from New Mexico

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5/19/1976--Introduced.Authorizes and directs the Secretary of the Interior to erect within the Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico, a monument in honor of James Larkin White. Authorizes necessary appropriations to ...

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The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 197” means this is a Senate 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.

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May 19, 1976


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