H.Res. 267 (105th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the citizens of the United States must remain committed to combat the distribution, sale, and use of illegal drugs by the Nation’s youth.


Oct 9, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 5, 1998

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 5, 1998. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Michael Pappas

Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 5, 1998
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Oct 9, 1997

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 11, 1998
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 5, 1998
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.

May 5, 1998
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.


181 cosponsors (166R, 15D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree, as Amended
May 5, 1998 6:14 p.m.
Passed 408/1

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