H.Res. 287 (101st): Returning to the Senate the bill S. 686.


Nov 9, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 9, 1989

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 9, 1989. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Benjamin Cardin

Representative for Maryland's 3rd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Returns to the Senate S. 686, a bill to consolidate and improve Federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oilspills, as contravening the U.S. Constitution and infringing on the ... Read more >


Nov 9, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 1989
Agreed To

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 287”). 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.



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

Subject Areas
Related Bills
S. 686 (Related)
Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1989

Passed Senate
Last Action: Aug 4, 1989

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