H.Res. 263 (105th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 2169) making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.


Oct 8, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 9, 1997

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 9, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Linder

Representative for Georgia's 11th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 9, 1997
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Oct 8, 1997

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Oct 8, 1997
Reported by Committee

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Oct 9, 1997
Agreed To

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Oct 9, 1997
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed).

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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Oct 9, 1997 11:21 a.m.
Passed 413/4

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 27, 1997

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