Sponsor and status
99th Congress (1985–1986)
This resolution was introduced on September 26, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for California's 2nd congressional district
171 Cosponsors (108 Republicans, 63 Democrats)
Sep 26, 1985
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H.J.Res. 397 (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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 397. This is the one from the 99th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A joint resolution to designate November 11, 1985, as George S. Patton Day, H.R.J. Res. 397, 99th Cong. (1985).
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