Sponsor. Senator for Louisiana. Democrat.
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.
Jun 5, 1986
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 17, 1986
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.
Jul 23, 1986
Passed Senate (House next)
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.
S.J.Res. 355 (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.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). S.J.Res. 355 — 99th Congress: A joint resolution to designate August 1986 as “Cajun Music Month”. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sjres355
“S.J.Res. 355 — 99th Congress: A joint resolution to designate August 1986 as “Cajun Music Month”.” www.GovTrack.us. 1986. January 23, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/99/sjres355>
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|quote=A joint resolution to designate August 1986 as “Cajun Music Month”.
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