H.J.Res. 484 (96th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to participation in voluntary prayer or meditation in public buildings.


Jan 28, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 28, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tim Carter

Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district


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Jan 28, 1980

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