H.Res. 179 (106th): Providing for the consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 4) to declare it to be the policy of the United States to deploy a national missile defense.


May 19, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 20, 1999

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 20, 1999. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Thomas Reynolds

Representative for New York's 27th congressional district



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May 19, 1999

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 19, 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.

May 20, 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. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 20, 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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