S.Res. 322 (100th): An original resolution authorizing supplemental expenditures for the Committee on Appropriations.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.

Nov 13, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 19, 1987

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 19, 1987. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Stennis

Senator from Mississippi


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Nov 13, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 13, 1987
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 19, 1987
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

This page is about a 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.

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