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

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History

Jul 26, 1982
 
Introduced

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

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Votes

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

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

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 9, 1982

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