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H.Con.Res. 707 (94th): A concurrent resolution providing for the adjournment of Congress from August 10 to August 23, 1976.

Sponsor and status

Aug 9, 1976
94th Congress (1975–1976)

Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Aug 10, 1976

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on August 10, 1976. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


Thomas “Tip” O’Neill Jr.

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 10, 1976



Aug 9, 1976

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Aug 9, 1976
Passed House (Senate next)

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Aug 10, 1976
Passed Senate with Changes (back to House)

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

Aug 10, 1976
House Agreed to Changes

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law.

Aug 10, 1976
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress.

H.Con.Res. 707 (94th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Con.Res. 707. This is the one from the 94th Congress.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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