Sponsor and status
97th Congress (1981–1982)
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on December 10, 1982 but was never passed by the House.
Senator for Iowa
31 Cosponsors (19 Republicans, 12 Democrats)
Sep 23, 1982
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Dec 10, 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.
Jul 19, 1983
Reintroduced Bill — Enacted — Signed by the President
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 18 (98th).
S.J.Res. 254 (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. 254. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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“S.J.Res. 254 — 97th Congress: A joint resolution designating September 22, 1983, as “American Business Women’s Day.”.” www.GovTrack.us. 1982. May 18, 2022 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/97/sjres254>
A joint resolution designating September 22, 1983, as “American Business Women’s Day.”, S.J. Res. 254, 97th Cong. (1982).
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