S.J.Res. 360 (99th): A joint resolution to designate July 20, 1986, as “Space Exploration Day”.


Jun 12, 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 15, 1986 but was never passed by the House.


Edwin “Jake” Garn

Senator from Utah


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/12/1986--Introduced.Designates July 20, 1986, as Space Exploration Day. Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 646 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 1986

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 360” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 12, 1986
Reported by Committee
Jun 26, 1986
Passed Senate
Jul 15, 1986
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.


40 cosponsors (21D, 19R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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