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”.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 10, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Edgar “Ed” Jenkins

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district

Democrat

History

Apr 10, 1986
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.J.Res. 597 (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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