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H.J.Res. 649 (95th): White House Conference on the Arts Act


Joint resolution to authorize the President to call a White House conference on the Arts, and to authorize the President to call a White House Conference on the Humanities.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Nov 3, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 3, 1978

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on May 3, 1978.

Law
Pub.L. 95-272
Sponsor

John Brademas

Representative for Indiana's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: May 3, 1978

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History

Nov 3, 1977
 
Introduced

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

Feb 21, 1978
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

Apr 18, 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.

May 3, 1978
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 649 (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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 649. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

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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