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

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 26, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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 >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 83 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 14, 1985

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 170” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 26, 1985


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