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96th Congress (1979–1980)
This resolution was introduced on April 1, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district
Apr 1, 1980
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H.J.Res. 528 (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. 528. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States upholding the rights of Americans to participate in prayer in public buildings, H.R.J. Res. 528, 96th Cong. (1980).
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