H.J.Res. 170 (99th): A joint resolution designating the week beginning on May 5, 1985 as “National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Week”.


Feb 26, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Enacted as S.J.Res. 83 (companion bill)

George O'Brien

Representative for Illinois's 4th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/26/1985--Introduced.Designates the week beginning on May 5, 1985, as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Week. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 26, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 170”). 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.


225 cosponsors (130D, 95R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 83 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 14, 1985

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