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S.J.Res. 176 (96th): A joint resolution authorizing and requesting the President of the United States to issue a proclamation designating the seven calendar days beginning October 5, 1980, as “National Port Week”, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

May 20, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.

Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 551 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 3, 1980

History

May 20, 1980
 
Introduced

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

Sep 18, 1980
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S.J.Res. 176 (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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