Sponsor and status
96th Congress (1979–1980)
This resolution was introduced on January 17, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district
Jan 17, 1980
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H.J.Res. 473 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 473. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
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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A house joint resolution to request that the International Olympics Committee hold the 1980 Summer Olympic Games at a site other than within the Soviet Union, with assurance of United States financial assistance for the change of venue, and failing the relocation, to urge the United States Olympic Committee to withdraw from participation in the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow and to assist in the creation of a “Free World Olympics” at suitable site, H.R.J. Res. 473, 96th Cong. (1980).
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