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98th Congress (1983–1984)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 9, 1984
This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 9, 1984.
Representative for Maine's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 9, 1984
231 Cosponsors (131 Democrats, 99 Republicans, 1 New Progressive)
Apr 11, 1984
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Jun 26, 1984
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.
Jun 29, 1984
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.
Jul 9, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.J.Res. 544 (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. 544. 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 to designate the week beginning September 2, 1984, as “National School-Age Child Care Awareness Week”, Pub. L. No. 98-346, H.R.J. Res. 544, 98th Cong. (1984).
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