H.J.Res. 606 (99th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to issue a proclamation designating May 11 through May 18, 1986, as “Jewish Heritage Week”.


Apr 21, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 21, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


James Scheuer

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/21/1986--Introduced.Authorizes and requests the President to designate May 11 through May 18, 1986, as Jewish Heritage Week. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 21, 1986

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 606”). 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.


78 cosponsors (49D, 29R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 553 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 1986

S.J.Res. 275 (Related)
A joint resolution designating May 11 through May 17, 1986, as “Jewish Heritage Week”.

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 1, 1986

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