H.J.Res. 655 (98th): A joint resolution designating February 16, 1985, as “Lithuanian Independence Day”.


Oct 3, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1984

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 19, 1984.


Pub.L. 98-539


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Last Updated: Oct 19, 1984

About the resolution

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Directs the President to designate February 16, 1985, as Lithuanian Independence Day. Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 655” means this is a House 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.


Oct 3, 1984
Passed House
Oct 5, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Oct 5, 1984
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 19, 1984


45 cosponsors (29D, 16R) (show)
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