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98th Congress (1983–1984)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 20, 1983
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on June 20, 1983.
Representative for New York's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 20, 1983
225 Cosponsors (121 Republicans, 103 Democrats, 1 New Progressive)
Apr 12, 1983
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 10, 1983
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 15, 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.
Jun 20, 1983
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 234 (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. 234. 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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A joint resolution designating the week beginning May 1, 1983, as “National Children’s Liver Disease Awareness Week”, Pub. L. No. 98-41, H.R.J. Res. 234, 98th Cong. (1983).
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