S.J.Res. 213 (98th): A joint resolution designating 1984 “The Year of the Secretary”.


Jan 26, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on February 27, 1984 but was never passed by the House.


Alfonse D'Amato

Senator from New York


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/26/1984--Introduced.Designates 1984 as the Year of the Secretary. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 26, 1984

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Feb 23, 1984
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Feb 27, 1984
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 213”). 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.


60 cosponsors (30R, 30D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 479 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 1984

H.J.Res. 476 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 1984

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