S.J.Res. 173 (99th): A joint resolution to designate the Month of September 1985 as “National Sewing Month”.


Jul 24, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986


Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 26, 1985

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on September 26, 1985.


Pub.L. 99-99


John East

Senator from North Carolina



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 1985

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Jul 24, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 12, 1985
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 13, 1985
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 19, 1985
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 26, 1985
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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.

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