H.Res. 780: Urging respect for the constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the democratic transition of power in 2016.


Jun 13, 2016


Reported by Committee on Jul 14, 2016

The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 14, 2016.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Sep 16, 2016 that this resolution may be considered in the week ahead.


Christopher “Chris” Smith

Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 13, 2016
Length: 7 pages


90% chance of being agreed to (details)

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Jun 13, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 14, 2016
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.

Sep 16, 2016
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

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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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