H.J.Res. 704 (99th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to proclaim the week of November 23, 1986, to November 30, 1986, as “American Indian Week”.


Aug 12, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Enacted as S.J.Res. 390 (companion bill)

Sala Burton

Representative for California's 5th congressional district


See Instead:

S.J.Res. 390 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 14, 1986

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/12/1986--Introduced.Authorizes and requests the President to designate the week of November 23 to November 30, 1986, as American Indian Week. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 12, 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. 704”). 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.


68 cosponsors (57D, 11R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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S.J.Res. 390 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 14, 1986

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