H.J.Res. 388 (97th): A joint resolution proclaiming William Penn and Hannah Callowhill Penn to be honorary citizens of the United States.


Jan 28, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 28, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Smith
Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
1/28/1982--Introduced.Proclaims William Penn and Hannah Callowhill Penn as honorary citizens.

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 388” 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.


Jan 28, 1982


14 cosponsors (9D, 4R, 1I) (show)
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