Sponsor and status
101st Congress (1989–1990)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 2, 1989
This simple resolution was agreed to on May 2, 1989. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district
Apr 26, 1989
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 26, 1989
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.
May 2, 1989
The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
H.Res. 138 (101st) 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. 138. This is the one from the 101st Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 101st Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1989 to Oct 28, 1990. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1486) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1990 for the Maritime Administration, and for other purposes, H.R. Res. 138, 101st Cong. (1989).
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