Apr 6, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on April 6, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district
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H.J.Res. 389 (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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Civic Impulse. (2017). H.J.Res. 389 — 95th Congress: Joint resolution designating the pine tree as the national arboreal emblem of the United States. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hjres389
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