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Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 16, 1979
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 16, 1979.
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Jan 15, 1979
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Nov 8, 1979
Passed House (Senate next)
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Nov 9, 1979
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Nov 16, 1979
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 68 (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 to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating the week beginning on November 18, 1979, as “National Family Week”, Pub. L. No. 96-115, H.R.J. Res. 68, 96th Cong. (1979).
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