H.Res. 44 (104th): Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 17) relating to the treatment of Social Security under any Constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget and providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 1) proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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

Jan 24, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 25, 1995

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 25, 1995. 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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Last Updated: Jan 25, 1995
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Jan 24, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 24, 1995
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.

Jan 25, 1995
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.

Jan 25, 1995
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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Jan 25, 1995 2:30 p.m.
Agreed to 253/176
Jan 25, 1995 2:39 p.m.
Passed 255/172

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Debate on H.J.Res. 1 is governed by these rules.

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

H.Con.Res. 17 (Related)
Relating to the treatment of Social Security under any constitutional amendment requiring a balanced ...

Passed House
Last Action: Jan 25, 1995

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