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 in a previous Congress

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


Robert Byrd

Senator from West Virginia


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 >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 26, 1982

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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 218”). 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.


6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
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H.J.Res. 566 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 9, 1982

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