H.Res. 302 (103rd): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1025) to provide for a waiting period before the purchase of a handgun, and for the establishment of a national instant criminal background check system to be contacted by firearms dealers before the transfer of any firearm.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.


Nov 9, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 10, 1993

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 10, 1993. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Butler Derrick Jr.

Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district



Read Text »
Last Updated: Nov 10, 1993
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 1025 (Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act). Read more >


Nov 9, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 1993
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.

Nov 10, 1993
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.

Nov 10, 1993
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 302”). 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.

Nov 10, 1993 11:20 a.m.
Passed 238/182

Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 1025 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1993

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: