H.Res. 551 (105th): Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 4618) to provide emergency assistance to American farmers and ranchers for crop and livestock feed losses due to disasters and to respond to loss of world markets for American agricultural commodities.


Sep 24, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 24, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Doc Hastings
Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)
9/24/1998--Introduced.Sets forth the rule (closed) for the consideration of H.R. 4618 (agriculture disaster and market loss assistance).

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Related Bills
H.Res. 567 (Caused-Action)
Waiving points of order against the conference report to accompany the bill (H.R. 4101) ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 2, 1998

Debate on H.R. 4618 is governed by these rules.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 24, 1998

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 551” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 24, 1998
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Sep 24, 1998


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