H.Res. 309 (101st): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 2190) to establish national voter registration procedures for elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.


Jan 30, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 31, 1990

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 31, 1990. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Moakley

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


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Jan 30, 1990

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Jan 30, 1990
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Jan 31, 1990
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.

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.


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Jan 31, 1990 2:24 p.m.
Passed 254/166

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Passed House
Last Action: Feb 6, 1990

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