H.J.Res. 82 (95th): Joint resolution to authorize the President to proclaim the last Friday of April each year as “National Arbor Day”.


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.


Joseph Minish

Representative for New Jersey's 11th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/4/1977--Introduced.Authorizes the President of the United States to designate the last Friday of April of each year as "National Arbor Day". 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. 82”). 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. 128 (94th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 20, 1975

H.J.Res. 1108 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 9, 1978

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