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Mar 20, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This resolution was introduced on March 20, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Missouri's 10th congressional district
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 281 (95th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 261”). 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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