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97th Congress (1981–1982)
This resolution was introduced on June 2, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district
Jun 2, 1982
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H.J.Res. 497 (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. 497. 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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A joint resolution with regard to Presidential certifications on conditions in El Salvador, H.R.J. Res. 497, 97th Cong. (1982).
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