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H.Res. 31 (105th): In the matter of Representative Newt Gingrich.

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Nancy Johnson

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 1 page
Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jan 21, 1997

This simple resolution was agreed to on January 21, 1997. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.



Jan 21, 1997

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

Jan 21, 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.

H.Res. 31 (105th) was a simple 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.

This simple 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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