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H.J.Res. 489 (95th): A joint resolution granting the status of permanent residence to certain aliens.

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

May 26, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 27, 1978

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 27, 1978.

Law:

Pvt.L. 95-80

Sponsor:

Joshua Eilberg

Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 27, 1978

History

May 26, 1977
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 6, 1977
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 13, 1978
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Oct 27, 1978
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 489 (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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