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.”

Introduced:

Jul 26, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Robert Byrd

Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/26/1982--Introduced.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. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 566 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 9, 1982

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 218” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Jul 26, 1982

Details

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