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 in a previous Congress

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


Edgar “Ed” Jenkins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/10/1986--Introduced.Authorizes and requests the President to designate April 18 through April 27, 1986, as National Carpet and Floorcovering Week. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 10, 1986

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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. 597”). 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.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 307 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Apr 11, 1986

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