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S.J.Res. 205 (97th): A joint resolution to designate September 1982 as “National Sewing Month.”

Sponsor and status

Jun 24, 1982
97th Congress (1981–1982)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 24, 1982

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 24, 1982.

Pub.L. 97-266

John East

Senator for North Carolina



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Last Updated: Sep 24, 1982


13 Cosponsors (8 Republicans, 5 Democrats)



Jun 24, 1982

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Sep 14, 1982
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Sep 24, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Sep 24, 1982
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S.J.Res. 205 (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 S.J.Res. 205. 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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