H.Res. 278 (105th): Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 1119) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.


Oct 23, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 28, 1997

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 28, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Gerald Solomon

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 28, 1997
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Waives points of order against the consideration of the conference report on H.R. 1119 (national defense authorization). Read more >


Oct 23, 1997

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Oct 23, 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.

Oct 28, 1997
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.

Oct 28, 1997
Text Published

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

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 278”). 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 28, 1997 7:48 p.m.
Passed 353/59

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Debate on H.R. 1119 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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