H.J.Res. 213 (97th): A joint resolution designating July 17, 1981, as “National P.O.W.-M.I.A. Recognition Day”.


Mar 19, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 19, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Hollenbeck
Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/19/1981--Introduced.Requests the President to designate July 17, 1981, as "National P.O.W.-M.I.A. Recognition Day."

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 50 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 12, 1981

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 213” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 19, 1981


232 cosponsors (117D, 114R, 1N) (show)
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