H.Res. 540 (104th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 3539) to amend title 49, United States Code, to reauthorize programs of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.


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.


John Linder

Representative for Georgia's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 1996
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

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 >


Sep 26, 1996

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Sep 26, 1996
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Sep 27, 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.

Sep 27, 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. 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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Sep 27, 1996 12:43 p.m.
Passed 222/187

Related Bills
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 9, 1996

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