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H.Res. 512 (100th): A resolution providing that a message be sent to the Senate informing the Senate of the impeachment of Alcee L. Hastings, judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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Aug 3, 1988
100th Congress (1987–1988)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 3, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Peter Rodino

Representative for New Jersey's 10th congressional district




Aug 3, 1988

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.Res. 512 (100th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 512. This is the one from the 100th Congress.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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