H.Res. 169 (106th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to democracy, free elections, and human rights in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.


May 13, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 16, 1999

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 16, 1999. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Bruce Vento

Representative for Minnesota's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 16, 1999
Length: 4 pages

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May 13, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Nov 9, 1999
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.

Nov 16, 1999
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.

Nov 16, 1999
Text Published

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

This page is about a 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.

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