H.Res. 144 (102nd): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 7) to amend title 18, United States Code, to require a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun.
May 7, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on May 8, 1991
This simple resolution was agreed to on May 8, 1991. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 5/7/1991--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 7 (firearms control).
Last Action: May 8, 1991
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 144” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. 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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