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H.J.Res. 367 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim the week of September 16 through 22, 1979, as “National Meals on Wheels Week”.

Sponsor and status

Jun 26, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 19, 1979

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 19, 1979.

Pub.L. 96-65

Lunsford Preyer

Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 19, 1979



Jun 26, 1979

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Aug 2, 1979
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 14, 1979
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Sep 19, 1979
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 367 (96th) was a 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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