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S.J.Res. 299 (98th): A joint resolution to designate November 1984 as “National Diabetes Month”.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
May 21, 1984
98th Congress, 1983–1984
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 19, 1984

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

Law
Pub.L. 98-518
Sponsor

James Abdnor

Senator for South Dakota

Republican

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Last Updated: Oct 19, 1984

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History

May 21, 1984
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Aug 9, 1984
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Aug 10, 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.

Oct 2, 1984
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 19, 1984
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S.J.Res. 299 (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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