H.J.Res. 8 (95th): Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the offering of prayer in public buildings.

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

James Robinson

Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district

Republican

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History

Jan 4, 1977
 
Introduced

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