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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.
Senator from Mississippi
Amends Senate Resolution 80, 100th Congress, to increase the authorized expenditures of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, including amounts which may be expended for the procurement of consultants. Read more >
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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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.
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 is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 322”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.Res. 322 — 100th Congress: An original resolution authorizing supplemental expenditures for the Committee on Appropriations.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/sres322
“S.Res. 322 — 100th Congress: An original resolution authorizing supplemental expenditures for the Committee on Appropriations..” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. October 8, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/sres322>
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