H.Res. 172 (100th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H. R. 5) to improve elementary and secondary education, and for other purposes.


May 19, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 19, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Moakley

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/19/1987--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 5 (education programs funding). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 19, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 172”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 5 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 28, 1988

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