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

Overview

Introduced:

Sep 29, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1982

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

Law:

Pub.L. 97-353

Sponsor:

Lowell Weicker Jr.

Senator from Connecticut

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 1982

History

Sep 29, 1982
 
Introduced

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

Oct 1, 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.

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.

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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