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97th Congress (1981–1982)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 3, 1982
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on April 3, 1982.
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Last Updated: Apr 3, 1982
Mar 29, 1982
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Mar 30, 1982
Passed House (Senate next)
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Mar 31, 1982
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Apr 3, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 447 (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. 447. 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 enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to issue a proclamation designating April 4, 1982, as the “National Day of Reflection”, Pub. L. No. 97-166, H.R.J. Res. 447, 97th Cong. (1982).
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