H.Res. 147 (102nd): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 1415) to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1992 and 1993 for the Department of State, and for other purposes.


May 9, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 14, 1991

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 14, 1991. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Louise Slaughter

Representative for New York's 30th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/9/1991--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 1415 (authorizing appropriations for the Department of State and the U.S. Information Agency). Read more >


May 9, 1991

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 9, 1991
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.

May 14, 1991
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 by voice vote 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. 147”). 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.


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

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1415 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 1991

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