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102nd Congress (1991–1992)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 10, 1992
This simple resolution was agreed to on August 10, 1992. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for California's 31st congressional district
Jun 18, 1992
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Aug 10, 1992
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.
H.Res. 497 (102nd) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 497. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Relating to ongoing violence connected with apartheid in South Africa, H.R. Res. 497, 102nd Cong. (1992).
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