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- 5/26/1976--Introduced.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 ... Read more >
Last Action: Jul 21, 1976
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The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1217” 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.
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TO AGREE TO H. RES. 1217, THE RULE TO CONSIDER H.R. 6218, THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF LANDS ACTS AMENDMENT.Jun 4, 1976 midnight
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