H.Res. 322 (103rd): Agreeing to the request of the Senate for a conference on 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 firearms; and waiving a requirement of clause 4(b) of rule XI with respect to the consideration of a resolution reported from the Committee on Rules on the legislative day of November 22, 1993, providing for the consideration or disposition of a conference report to accompany that bill.


Nov 21, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 22, 1993

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 22, 1993. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Butler Derrick Jr.

Representative for South Carolina's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 22, 1993
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Summary (CRS)

Provides for taking H.R. 1025 (Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act) from the Speaker's table, disagreeing to the Senate amendment thereto, and agreeing to the request of the Senate for a ... Read more >


Nov 21, 1993

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Nov 21, 1993
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Nov 22, 1993
Agreed To

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Nov 22, 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. 322”). 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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Nov 22, 1993 2:25 p.m.
Passed 249/178

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Related Bills
H.R. 1025 (Related)
Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 30, 1993

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