H.J.Res. 685 (95th): Joint resolution to designate October 7, 1979, the Sunday of “Fire Prevention Week” as “Firefighters’ Memorial Sunday”; to designate October 14, 1978, as “National Jogging Day”; and to designate and authorize the President to proclaim, February 11, 1979, as “National Inventors’ Day”.

Introduced:

Jan 23, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 14, 1978

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 14, 1978.

Law:

Pub.L. 95-463

Sponsor:

Olin Teague

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Oct 14, 1978

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History

Jan 23, 1978
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 29, 1978
 
Passed House

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

Oct 4, 1978
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Oct 10, 1978
 
House Agreed to Changes

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

Oct 14, 1978
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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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