H.Res. 1217 (94th): A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 6218. A bill to establish a policy for the management of oil and natural gas in the Outer Continental Shelf; to protect the marine and coastal environment; and to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.


May 26, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 4, 1976

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 4, 1976. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Moakley

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


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May 26, 1976

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 4, 1976
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.

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


Subject Areas
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Debate on H.R. 6218 is governed by these rules.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 21, 1976

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