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Oct 4, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 25, 1978
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 25, 1978.
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Oct 4, 1978
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Oct 12, 1978
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Oct 25, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President
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H.J.Res. 1147 (95th) 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution authorizing and requesting the President to designate the seven-day period beginning on May 28, 1979, as “Vietnam Veterans Week”, Pub. L. No. 95-513, H.R.J. Res. 1147, 95th Cong. (1978).
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