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95th Congress (1977–1978)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 26, 1978
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 26, 1978. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for California's 3rd congressional district
Jun 26, 1978
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 26, 1978
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.
H.Res. 1249 (95th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 1249. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution expressing the condolences of the House on the death of Representative Ketchum, H.R. Res. 1249, 95th Cong. (1978).
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