Sep 12, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on September 12, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Tennessee
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S.J.Res. 158 (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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