H.J.Res. 224 (99th): A joint resolution authorizing the President to designate the 29th day in May of each year as “John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial Day”.


Apr 2, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 2, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Samuel Stratton

Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/2/1985--Introduced.Authorizes and requests the President to designate May 29 of each year as John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial Day. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 2, 1985

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 224”). 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.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 148 (98th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 15, 1983

H.J.Res. 78 (100th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 1987

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