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

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 5, 1986
99th Congress, 1985–1986

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Russell Long

Senator from Louisiana

Democrat

History

Jun 5, 1986
 
Introduced

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Jul 17, 1986
 
Reported by Committee

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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.

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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