Sponsor and status
Jun 14, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 23, 1988
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 23, 1988. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator for Virginia
Jun 14, 1988
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 21, 1988
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 23, 1988
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.
S.Res. 442 (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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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