S.J.Res. 181 (96th): A joint resolution to provide for the reappointment of Murray Gell-Mann as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.

Introduced:

Jun 4, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 25, 1980

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

Law:

Pub.L. 96-314

Sponsor:

Henry “Scoop” Jackson

Senator from Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 1980

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History

Jun 4, 1980
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 18, 1980
 
Reported by Committee

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

Jun 25, 1980
 
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Jul 22, 1980
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jul 25, 1980
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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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