H.J.Res. 259 (99th): A joint resolution to designate November 30, 1985, as “National Mark Twain Day”.

Introduced:

Apr 24, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 26, 1985

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on November 26, 1985.

Law:

Pub.L. 99-164

Sponsor:

Harold Volkmer

Representative for Missouri's 9th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 26, 1985

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/24/1985--Introduced.Designates November 30, 1985, as National Mark Twain Day. Read more >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 224 (Related)
A joint resolution to designate November 30, 1985 as “National Mark Twain Day”.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 22, 1985

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 259” 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.

History

Introduced
Apr 24, 1985
Passed House
Oct 9, 1985
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Oct 9, 1985
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Oct 9, 1985
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Nov 18, 1985
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 26, 1985

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247 cosponsors (156D, 91R) (show)
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