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H.J.Res. 174 (98th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate February 27, 1986, as “Hugo LaFayette Black Day”.

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Sponsor and status

Introduced
Mar 3, 1983
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.

Sponsor

Ben Erdreich

Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district

Democrat

Cosponsors

223 Cosponsors (188 Democrats, 35 Republicans)

See Instead

S.J.Res. 59 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jul 3, 1984

Source

History

Mar 3, 1983
 
Introduced

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

H.J.Res. 174 (98th) 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 H.J.Res. 174. This is the one from the 98th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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