H.Res. 391 (104th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3136) to provide for enactment of the Senior Citizens’ Right to Work Act of 1996, the Line Item Veto Act, and the Small Business Growth and Fairness Act of 1996, and to provide for a permanent increase in the public debt limit.

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

Mar 27, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 28, 1996

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 28, 1996. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Gerald Solomon

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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Mar 27, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 27, 1996
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.

Mar 28, 1996
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.

Mar 28, 1996
Text Published

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

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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Mar 28, 1996 12:24 p.m.
Passed 232/177

Related Bills
S. 4 (Related)
Line Item Veto Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 9, 1996

Debate on H.R. 3136 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 29, 1996

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