Sponsor and status
95th Congress (1977–1978)
This resolution was introduced on April 19, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district
20 Cosponsors (13 Democrats, 7 Republicans)
Apr 19, 1978
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H.J.Res. 860 (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. 860. 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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Joint resolution designating the pine tree as the national arboreal emblem of the United States, H.R.J. Res. 860, 95th Cong. (1978).
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