S.J.Res. 180 (96th): A joint resolution to provide for the reappointment of William A. M. Burden as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.



Jun 4, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 25, 1980

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 25, 1980.


Pub.L. 96-313


Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 1980


Jun 4, 1980

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Jun 18, 1980
Reported by Committee

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Jun 26, 1980
Passed Senate

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Jul 22, 1980
Passed House

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Jul 25, 1980
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 180 (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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