H.J.Res. 296 (98th): A joint resolution concerning the proposed U.S. Steel-British Steel purchase agreement.


Jun 14, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 14, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lyle Williams

Representative for Ohio's 17th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/14/1983--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the proposed United States Steel-British Steel purchase agreement is adverse to the interests of the U.S. steelworkers, the steel industry, and the ... Read more >

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Jun 14, 1983

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 296”). 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.


15 cosponsors (13D, 2R) (show)
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