S.J.Res. 224 (99th): A joint resolution to designate November 30, 1985 as “National Mark Twain Day”.


Oct 22, 1985
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 22, 1985, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Eagleton

Senator from Missouri


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Designates November 30, 1985, as National Mark Twain Day. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 22, 1985

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 224”). 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.


27 cosponsors (15D, 12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 259 (Related)
A joint resolution to designate November 30, 1985, as “National Mark Twain Day”.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 26, 1985

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