Sponsor and status
Sep 18, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 19, 1973
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 19, 1973. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district
Sep 18, 1973
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 19, 1973
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.
H.Res. 547 (93rd) was a 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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