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

Enacted as S.J.Res. 50 (companion bill)

Harold Hollenbeck

Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district


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Mar 19, 1981

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 213”). 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.


232 cosponsors (117D, 114R, 1N) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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S.J.Res. 50 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 12, 1981

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