H.Res. 155 (101st): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 643) to amend section 37 of the Mineral Leasing Act relating to oil shale claims, and for other purposes.


May 16, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 16, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barton “Bart” Gordon

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/16/1989--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 643 (oil shale claims). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 16, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 16, 1989
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.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 155”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
Related Bills
H.Res. 400 (Caused-Action)
Waiving points of order against consideration of the conference report and amendments reported from ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 24, 1990

Debate on H.R. 643 is governed by these rules.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: May 10, 1989

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