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 ...
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Nov 9, 1989
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Nov 9, 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 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.
- Related Bills
Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1989
Last Action: Aug 4, 1989
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.Res. 287 — 101st Congress: Returning to the Senate the bill S. 686.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hres287
“H.Res. 287 — 101st Congress: Returning to the Senate the bill S. 686..” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hres287>
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