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.
Senator from North Carolina
Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 26, 1985
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Ordered Reported by Committee
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
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.
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.
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S.J.Res. 173 (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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
Civic Impulse. (2017). S.J.Res. 173 — 99th Congress: A joint resolution to designate the Month of September 1985 as “National Sewing Month”. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sjres173
“S.J.Res. 173 — 99th Congress: A joint resolution to designate the Month of September 1985 as “National Sewing Month”.” www.GovTrack.us. 1985. April 23, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sjres173>
|title=S.J.Res. 173 (99th)
|accessdate=April 23, 2017
|author=99th Congress (1985)
|date=July 24, 1985
|quote=A joint resolution to designate the Month of September 1985 as “National Sewing Month”.
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.