S.J.Res. 257 (97th): A joint resolution to designate the month of November 1982, as “National Diabetes Month”.


Sep 29, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1982

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 19, 1982.


Pub.L. 97-353


Lowell Weicker Jr.

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Oct 19, 1982

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/29/1982--Introduced.Designates November 1982 as National Diabetes Month. Read more >


Sep 29, 1982

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 1, 1982
Passed Senate

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.

Oct 19, 1982
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

Oct 19, 1982
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 257”). 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.


30 cosponsors (19D, 11R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 604 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 22, 1982

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