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Feb 23, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This resolution was introduced on February 23, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Indiana
2/23/1978--Introduced.Designates February as "Black History Month." Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.J.Res. 113 — 95th Congress: A joint resolution to recognize the heritage of black citizens of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/sjres113
“S.J.Res. 113 — 95th Congress: A joint resolution to recognize the heritage of black citizens of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 1978. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/sjres113>
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|quote=A joint resolution to recognize the heritage of black citizens of the United States.