S.J.Res. 113 (95th): A joint resolution to recognize the heritage of black citizens of the United States.
Feb 23, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 23, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Indiana
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 2/23/1978--Introduced.Designates February as "Black History Month."
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 1978
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The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 113” means this is a Senate 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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