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.


Birch Bayh

Senator from Indiana


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/23/1978--Introduced.Designates February as "Black History Month." Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 23, 1978

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 113”). 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.


Committee Assignments

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. 741 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 16, 1978

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