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H.J.Res. 500 (99th): A joint resolution designating June 14, 1986, as “Baltic Freedom Day”.

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Jan 23, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986
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William Carney

Representative for New York's 1st congressional district




Jan 23, 1986

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H.J.Res. 500 (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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