Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Sep 26, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 27, 1996
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 27, 1996. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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Last Updated: Sep 27, 1996
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9/26/1996--Introduced.Waives points of order against the consideration of the conference report on H.R. 3539 (Federal Aviation Administration programs reauthorization). Read more >
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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. 540”). 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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