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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/24/1985--Introduced.Designates the month of September 1985 as National Sewing Month. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 222 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 1, 1985

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 173” means this is a Senate 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.


Jul 24, 1985
Reported by Committee
Sep 12, 1985
Passed Senate
Sep 13, 1985
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 19, 1985
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 26, 1985


27 cosponsors (14D, 13R) (show)
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