S.J.Res. 218 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate the week of August 29, 1982, through September 4, 1982, as “National Railroad Week” and September 4, 1982, as “National Railroad Day.”

Jul 26, 1982 (97th Congress, 1981–1982)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Robert Byrd
Senator from West Virginia
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 566 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 09, 1982


This resolution was introduced on July 26, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 26, 1982
Referred to Committee Jul 26, 1982

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6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)

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Requests the President to designate the week of August 29 through September 4, 1982, as National Railroad Week and September 4, 1982, as National Railroad Day.

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