H.J.Res. 80 (95th): Joint resolution to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating the week in November which includes Thanksgiving Day in each year as “National Family Week”.


Jan 4, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Enacted as S.J.Res. 29 (companion bill)

Marilyn Lloyd

Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/4/1977--Introduced.Authorizes the President of the United States to designate the week beginning on the Sunday preceding the fourth Thursday in November of each year as "National Family Week". Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 1977

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 80”). 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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The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 454 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 1977

S.J.Res. 29 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 11, 1978

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