H.Res. 427 (100th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against the conference report on H.R. 5 and against consideration of such conference report, and providing for the consideration of a bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934.


Apr 18, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 18, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jonas “Martin” Frost III

Representative for Texas's 24th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

4/19/1988--Passed House amended.(Measure passed House, amended) Waives points of order against the conference report on H.R. 5 (education programs) and against its consideration. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 18, 1988

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 427”). 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.


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

Related Bills
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 28, 1988

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