About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
5/19/1981--Introduced.Declares it the sense of the Congress that no legislation that would change the operations of the Guaranteed Student Loan Program before October 1, 1981, should or will be enacted. ...
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
May 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. 259”). 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.
95 cosponsors (55D, 39R, 1I)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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