S.J.Res. 355 (99th): A joint resolution to designate August 1986 as “Cajun Music Month”.


Jun 5, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 23, 1986 but was never passed by the House.


Russell Long

Senator from Louisiana


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/5/1986--Introduced.Designates August 1986 as Cajun Music Month. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 5, 1986

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Jul 17, 1986
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Jul 23, 1986
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.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 355”). 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.


24 cosponsors (15D, 9R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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