H.Res. 448 (101st): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 5350) to provide for a temporary increase in the public debt limit.


Aug 1, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 3, 1990

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 3, 1990. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Barton “Bart” Gordon

Representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district


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Aug 1, 1990

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 1, 1990
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.

Aug 3, 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.


Committee Assignments

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

Aug 3, 1990 3:01 p.m.
Passed 285/126

Subject Areas
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Debate on H.R. 5350 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 9, 1990

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