H.Res. 430 (104th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3230) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1997 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for fiscal year 1997, and for other purposes.

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


May 9, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 10, 1996

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 10, 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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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

5/9/1996--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 3230 (national defense authorization). Read more >


May 9, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 9, 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.

May 10, 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.

May 10, 1996
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. 430”). 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.

May 10, 1996 1:47 p.m.
Passed 235/149

Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 3230 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 23, 1996

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