H.J.Res. 397 (99th): A joint resolution to designate November 11, 1985, as George S. Patton Day.


Sep 26, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

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


Eugene Chappie

Representative for California's 2nd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

9/26/1985--Introduced.Designates November 11, 1985, as George S. Patton Day. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 26, 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. 397”). 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.


171 cosponsors (108R, 63D) (show)
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