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95th Congress (1977–1978)
This resolution was introduced on March 1, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district
Mar 1, 1978
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H.J.Res. 766 (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. 766. 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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A resolution to authorize and request the President to issue a proclamation designating April 18, 1978, as “Education Day, U.S.A.”, H.R.J. Res. 766, 95th Cong. (1978).
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