H.Res. 581 (93rd): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 9682) to reorganize the governmental structure of the District of Columbia, to provide a charter for local government in the District of Columbia subject to acceptance by a majority of the registered qualified electors in the District of Columbia, to delegate certain legislative powers to the local government, to implement certain recommendations of the Commission on the Organization of the Government of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Oct 4, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
on Oct 9, 1973

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 9, 1973. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Richard Bolling
Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district
Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Provides that upon the adoption of this resolution it shall be in order to move that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the State ...

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Passed House
Last Action: Oct 10, 1973

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 581” means this is a House 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.

History

Introduced
Oct 4, 1973
Agreed To
Oct 9, 1973

Details

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