H.Res. 247 (100th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against consideration of the conference report and any amendments reported from conference in disagreement on the joint resolution (H.J.Res.324) increasing the statutory limit on the public debt.


Aug 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

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


Butler Derrick Jr.
Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
8/6/1987--Introduced.Waives points of order against the consideration of the conference report on H.J. Res. 324 (public debt limit) and any amendments in disagreement.

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 29, 1987

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 247” 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.


Aug 6, 1987


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