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H.J.Res. 227 (99th): A joint resolution designating the week of June 23, 1985, through June 29, 1985, as “Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week”.

Sponsor and status


Apr 3, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Provisions of this resolution were incorporated into other resolutions which were enacted.


David Bonior

Representative for Michigan's 12th congressional district


See Instead:

S.J.Res. 125 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Jun 26, 1985


Apr 3, 1985

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H.J.Res. 227 (99th) 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 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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