H.Res. 501 (105th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4194) making appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and for sundry independent agencies, boards, commissions, corporations, and offices for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, 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.


Jul 15, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 16, 1998

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 16, 1998. 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: Jul 16, 1998
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/16/1998--Passed House amended.Sets forth the rule (open) for the consideration of H.R. 4194 (Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development and independent agencies appropriations). Read more >
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Debate on H.R. 4194 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 21, 1998

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 501” means this is a House 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.


Jul 15, 1998
Reported by Committee
Jul 15, 1998
Agreed To
Jul 16, 1998
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The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Jul 16, 1998 12:07 p.m.
Passed 227/195

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