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Mar 17, 1983
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 205”). 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.
96 cosponsors (57D, 39R)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.J.Res. 205 — 98th Congress: A joint resolution establishing March 20, 1984 as “Children’s Day”.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hjres205
“H.J.Res. 205 — 98th Congress: A joint resolution establishing March 20, 1984 as “Children’s Day”..” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hjres205>
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