H.Res. 517 (93rd): Resolution waiving points of order against the conference report on S. 502. An act to authorize appropriations for the construction of certain highways in accordance with title 23 of the United States Code.


Jul 31, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 3, 1973

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 3, 1973. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Young

Representative for Texas's 14th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

7/31/1973--Introduced.States that upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to consider the conference report on the bill (S. 502) to authorize appropriations for the construction of ... Read more >


Jul 31, 1973

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 3, 1973
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.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 517”). 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.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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Debate on S. 502 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 13, 1973

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