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.
Last Action: Apr 11, 1986
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 597” means this is a House 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.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no votes related to this resolution.
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