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Sep 26, 1985
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.J.Res. 397 — 99th Congress: A joint resolution to designate November 11, 1985, as George S. Patton Day.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hjres397
“H.J.Res. 397 — 99th Congress: A joint resolution to designate November 11, 1985, as George S. Patton Day..” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/hjres397>
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|quote=A joint resolution to designate November 11, 1985, as George S. Patton Day.