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S.J.Res. 240 (97th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate the week of January 16, 1983, through January 22, 1983, as “National Jaycee Week.”


Sponsor and status

Introduced
Sep 10, 1982
97th Congress (1981–1982)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 8, 1983

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on January 8, 1983.

Law
Pub.L. 97-442
Sponsor

David Boren

Senator for Oklahoma

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jan 8, 1983

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History

Sep 10, 1982
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 8, 1982
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 21, 1982
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 8, 1983
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 240 (97th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 240. This is the one from the 97th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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