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95th Congress (1977–1978)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 17, 1978
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 17, 1978.
Representative for New York's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 17, 1978
Mar 1, 1978
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Apr 12, 1978
Passed House (Senate next)
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Apr 13, 1978
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Apr 17, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President
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H.J.Res. 770 (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. 770. 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 passed 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.”, Pub. L. No. 95-262, H.R.J. Res. 770, 95th Cong. (1978).
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