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H.J.Res. 68 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize the President to issue a proclamation designating the week beginning on November 18, 1979, as “National Family Week”.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 16, 1979

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 16, 1979.

Law
Pub.L. 96-115
Sponsor

David Marriott

Representative for Utah's 2nd congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Nov 16, 1979

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History

Jan 15, 1979
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Nov 8, 1979
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Nov 9, 1979
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

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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