H.Res. 1247 (94th): Resolution to require the adoption of a resolution by the House of Representatives to carry out the establishment or adjustment of certain allowances to Members, officers, and standing committees of the House of Representatives.


Jun 3, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 3, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Michel
Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district

See Instead:

H.Res. 1390 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 30, 1976

H.Res. 1336 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 22, 1976

H.Res. 1316 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 17, 1976

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/3/1976--Introduced.Provides that funds shall not be expended from the contingent fund of the House of Representatives for allowances to Members, officers, or standing committees of the House except through the ...

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Related Bills
H.Res. 1390 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 1976

H.Res. 1336 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 1976

What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1247” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 3, 1976


24 cosponsors (24R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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