S.J.Res. 119 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Inc. to erect a memorial.


Nov 8, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 1, 1980

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 1, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-297


Charles Mathias Jr.

Senator from Maryland



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Last Updated: Jul 1, 1980

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Summary (CRS)
6/25/1980--Conference report filed in House.(Conference report filed in House, H. Rept. 96-1129) Authorizes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, Incorporated, to establish a memorial on public grounds in West Potomac Park ... Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 119” means this is a Senate 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.


Nov 8, 1979
Reported by Committee
Apr 24, 1980
Passed Senate
Apr 30, 1980
Passed House with Changes
May 20, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jul 1, 1980


68 cosponsors (44D, 23R, 1I) (show)
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