H.J.Res. 290 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate July, 1981 as “National Peach Month,” and for other purposes.


Jun 17, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Enacted as S.J.Res. 91 (companion bill)

Cleveland Benedict

Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district


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Jun 17, 1981

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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.


227 cosponsors (147R, 79D, 1I) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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S.J.Res. 91 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 16, 1982

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