H.J.Res. 597 (99th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate the week of April 18, 1986, through April 27, 1986, as “National Carpet and Floorcovering Week”.

Apr 10, 1986 (99th Congress, 1985–1986)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Edgar “Ed” Jenkins
Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 307 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Apr 11, 1986


This resolution was introduced on April 10, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 10, 1986
Referred to Committee Apr 10, 1986

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Authorizes and requests the President to designate April 18 through April 27, 1986, as National Carpet and Floorcovering Week.

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