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

Died in a previous Congress

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


Marilyn Lloyd
Representative for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 454 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 10, 1977

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".

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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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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 80” means this is a House 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.

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Jan 4, 1977


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