H.J.Res. 480 (95th): Joint resolution to authorize and request the President to issue annually a proclamation designating the first Sunday of September after Labor Day of each year as “National Grandparents Day.”


May 23, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 23, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harley Staggers

Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district


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May 23, 1977

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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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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H.J.Res. 932 (identical)

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H.J.Res. 931 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 22, 1978

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