H.Res. 496 (104th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 3603) making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.


Jul 31, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 31, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Porter Goss

Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

7/31/1996--Introduced.Waives points of order against the consideration of the conference report on H.R. 3603 (Agriculture, rural development, Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies programs appropriations). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 31, 1996

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Jul 31, 1996
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 496”). 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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Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 6, 1996

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