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H.J.Res. 444 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate August 14, 1982, as “National Navajo Code Talkers Day”.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 18, 1982
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 28, 1982

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 28, 1982.

Law
Pub.L. 97-225
Sponsor

Eldon Rudd

Representative for Arizona's 4th congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 1982

Cosponsors

237 Cosponsors (135 Republicans, 102 Democrats)

Source

History

Mar 18, 1982
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

May 18, 1982
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 13, 1982
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 28, 1982
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 444 (97th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 444. This is the one from the 97th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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