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Sep 24, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 1980
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 1980.
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
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Sep 24, 1980
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Oct 1, 1980
Passed House (Senate next)
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Dec 11, 1980
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Dec 22, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
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H.J.Res. 615 (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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A joint resolution providing for appointment of David C. Acheson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, Pub. L. No. 96-563, H.R.J. Res. 615, 96th Cong. (1980).
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