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


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.

S.J.Res. 257 (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.

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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