H.Res. 157 (100th): A resolution providing for the consideration of a resolution reported by the Committee on Rules providing for the further consideration of the bill (H.R. 1748) to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1988 and 1989 for military functions of the Department of Defense and to prescribe military personnel levels for such Department for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, and for other purposes.


May 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 6, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Claude Pepper
Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/7/1987--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #91 (251-166)) Waives a requirement of the Rules of the House of Representatives to provide for the consideration of a resolution providing ...

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 4, 1987

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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 157” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 6, 1987


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