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