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Mar 24, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 27, 1983
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 27, 1983.
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Mar 24, 1983
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Aug 4, 1983
Passed House (Senate next)
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 20, 1983
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 27, 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 218 (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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 98th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1983 to Oct 12, 1984. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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“H.J.Res. 218 — 98th Congress: A joint resolution to designate the month of September of 1983, as “National Sewing Month”.” www.GovTrack.us. 1983. December 11, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/98/hjres218>
A joint resolution to designate the month of September of 1983, as “National Sewing Month”, Pub. L. No. 98-97, H.R.J. Res. 218, 98th Cong. (1983).
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