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.
Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 1/28/1980--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Permits voluntary prayer in public buildings or places.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 1979
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 484” means this is a House 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.
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