H.Res. 146 (105th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1469) making emergency supplemental appropriations for recovery from natural disasters, and for overseas peacekeeping efforts, including those in Bosnia, for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1997, and for other purposes.

This resolution sets the rules for debate for another bill, such as limiting who can submit an amendment and setting floor debate time.

May 13, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Failed House on May 14, 1997

This resolution failed in the House on May 14, 1997.


Gerald Solomon

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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May 13, 1997

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May 13, 1997
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 14, 1997
Failed House

A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.

This page is about a 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.

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