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S.Res. 320 (104th): A resolution authorizing the printing of a Senate document.

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Mark Hatfield

Sponsor. Senator for Oregon. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 1996
Length: 1 pages

Oct 3, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 3, 1996

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 3, 1996. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Oct 3, 1996

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Oct 3, 1996
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S.Res. 320 (104th) was a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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