S.J.Res. 128 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim the week of October 5 through 11, 1980, as “National Diabetes Week”.


Dec 20, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Enacted as H.J.Res. 463 (companion bill)

Richard Schweiker

Senator from Pennsylvania


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Dec 20, 1979

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Mar 18, 1980
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