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H.J.Res. 567 (98th): A joint resolution to designate 1984 as the “Year of the St. Lawrence Seaway” and June 27, 1984, as “St. Lawrence Seaway Day”.


Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 10, 1984
98th Congress (1983–1984)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 11, 1984

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on July 11, 1984.

Law
Pub.L. 98-356
Sponsor

Carl Pursell

Representative for Michigan's 2nd congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Jul 11, 1984

Cosponsors

228 Cosponsors (124 Democrats, 104 Republicans)

Source

History

May 10, 1984
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jun 27, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

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 28, 1984
 
Passed Senate

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 11, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.J.Res. 567 (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. 567. 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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