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H.Con.Res. 157 (99th): A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress that performing groups in the armed forces of the United States should use domestically manufactured entertainment support items at patriotic and ceremonial events at the Capitol and at all Federal buildings, unless there is no domestically manufactured item of comparable quality and price.

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May 23, 1985
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 23, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


John Grotberg

Representative for Illinois's 14th congressional district



6 Cosponsors (5 Democrats, 1 Republican)



May 23, 1985

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H.Con.Res. 157 (99th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 157. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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