S.J.Res. 202 (96th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to issue a proclamation designating October 12 through October 19, 1980, as “Italian-American Heritage Week”.



Sep 9, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This resolution was introduced on September 30, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.


Pete Domenici

Senator from New Mexico


See Instead:

H.J.Res. 568 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 13, 1980


Sep 9, 1980

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Sep 30, 1980
Ordered Reported by Committee

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S.J.Res. 202 (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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