H.Res. 478 (100th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against consideration of the bill (H.R. 4800) making appropriations for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1989, and for other purposes.


Jun 21, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 21, 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)

6/21/1988--Introduced.Waives points of order against the consideration of H.R. 4800 (Department of Housing and Urban Development and sundry independent agencies appropriations). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 21, 1988

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 478”). 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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Debate on H.R. 4800 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 19, 1988

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