H.J.Res. 191 (97th): A joint resolution designating August 8, 1982, as “National Children’s Day”.


Feb 25, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Aug 6, 1981

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on August 6, 1981.


Pub.L. 97-29


Tennyson Guyer

Representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 6, 1981

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/25/1981--Introduced.Requests the President to designate August 8, 1982, as "National Children's Day." Read more >


Feb 25, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 23, 1981
Passed House

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 24, 1981
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Aug 6, 1981
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 191”). 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.


8 cosponsors (4R, 4D) (show)
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