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.


May 20, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 18, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii


See Instead:

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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/20/1980--Introduced.Authorizes and requests the President to designate the week beginning October 5, 1980, as "National Port Week." Requires the Secretary of Commerce to report to Congress on the conditions of ... Read more >
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H.J.Res. 551 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 3, 1980

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 176” 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.

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May 20, 1980
Reported by Committee
Sep 18, 1980


25 cosponsors (16D, 9R) (show)
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