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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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)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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