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

Enacted as H.J.Res. 551 (companion bill)

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii


See Instead:

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

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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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May 20, 1980

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Sep 18, 1980
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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. 176”). 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.


31 cosponsors (19D, 12R) (show)
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H.J.Res. 551 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 3, 1980

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