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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.
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Feb 25, 1981
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Jul 23, 1981
Passed House (Senate next)
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
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.
H.J.Res. 191 (97th) 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 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). H.J.Res. 191 — 97th Congress: A joint resolution designating August 8, 1982, as “National Children’s Day”. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hjres191
“H.J.Res. 191 — 97th Congress: A joint resolution designating August 8, 1982, as “National Children’s Day”.” www.GovTrack.us. 1981. July 23, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/hjres191>
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|quote=A joint resolution designating August 8, 1982, as “National Children’s Day”.
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