A joint resolution to reduce the risk of nuclear war and to restrain the nuclear arms race.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jun 27, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on June 27, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district
Jun 27, 1984
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H.J.Res. 612 (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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