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S.J.Res. 228 (98th): A joint resolution to designate the week of May 20, 1984, through May 26, 1984 as “National Digestive Diseases Awareness Week”.

Sponsor and status

Feb 8, 1984
98th Congress (1983–1984)

Enacted — Signed by the President on May 22, 1984

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on May 22, 1984.

Pub.L. 98-295

Jennings Randolph

Senator for West Virginia



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Last Updated: May 22, 1984


33 Cosponsors (19 Democrats, 14 Republicans)



Feb 8, 1984

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Feb 23, 1984
Ordered Reported

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Feb 27, 1984
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

May 22, 1984
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

May 22, 1984
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

S.J.Res. 228 (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 S.J.Res. 228. 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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