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 >


Nov 8, 1979

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Apr 24, 1980
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Apr 30, 1980
Passed Senate

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May 20, 1980
Passed House with Changes

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Jul 1, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

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Jul 1, 1980
Text Published

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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 119”). 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.


89 cosponsors (52D, 36R, 1I) (show)
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