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H.Con.Res. 136 (105th): Providing for an adjournment of the two Houses.

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Porter Goss

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 31, 1997
Length: 2 pages

Jul 31, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Jul 31, 1997

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on July 31, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


Jul 31, 1997

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

Jul 31, 1997
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Jul 31, 1997
Passed Senate

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jul 31, 1997
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.Con.Res. 136 (105th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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