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- (Measure passed Senate, amended) Authorizes and directs the President to designate October 7, 1978, the Sunday of "Fire Prevention Week," as "Firefighters' Memorial Sunday"; to designate October 14, 1978, as ...
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 685” means this is a House 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 685 — 95th Congress: Joint resolution to designate October 7, 1979, the Sunday of “Fire Prevention Week” as “Firefighters’ .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hjres685
“H.J.Res. 685 — 95th Congress: Joint resolution to designate October 7, 1979, the Sunday of “Fire Prevention Week” as “Firefighters’ ....” www.GovTrack.us. 1978. May 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hjres685>
|title=H.J.Res. 685 (95th)
|accessdate=May 24, 2015
|author=95th Congress (1978)
|date=January 23, 1978
|quote=Joint resolution to designate October 7, 1979, the Sunday of “Fire Prevention Week” as “Firefighters’ ...