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H.J.Res. 241 (96th): A joint resolution authorizing the President to issue a proclamation encouraging Americans to turn off their electric lights on October 21, 1979, for a “Minute of Tribute” to Thomas A. Edison.


Cosponsors of H.J.Res. 241 (96th)

This resolution had 8 cosponsors — 6 Democrats, 1 New Progressive, 1 Republican — not including its sponsor.

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Sponsor/Cosponsor Joined/Withdrawn On Referred Committees*
D Patten, Edward [D-NJ15] Primary Sponsor

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* Based on current committee assignments. An original cosponsor was a cosponsor on the date the legislation was introduced. Other cosponsors are shown with the date they joined, or later withdrew.

The table above shows whether the sponsor and any cosponsors are members of any committees that the bill has been referred to, a key predictor of whether this resolution will move forward.