H.J.Res. 290 (98th): A joint resolution to permit free entry into the United States of the personal effects, equipment, and other related articles of foreign participants, officials, and other accredited members of delegations involved in the games of the XXIII Olympiad to be held in the United States in 1984.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 6, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 17, 1984

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on February 17, 1984.

Law:

Pub.L. 98-218

Sponsor:

Daniel Rostenkowski

Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 17, 1984

History

Jun 6, 1983
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 22, 1983
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued 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 28, 1983
 
Passed House

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.

Nov 18, 1983
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Feb 6, 1984
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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.

Feb 17, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 290 (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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