H.Res. 1291 (95th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against the bill (H.R. 13635) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1979, and for other purposes.


Aug 1, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 4, 1978

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 4, 1978. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Lloyd Meeds

Representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/1/1978--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 13635 (Department of Defense appropriations). Read more >


Aug 1, 1978

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 4, 1978
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.

This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 1291”). 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.


Committee Assignments

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


Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 13635 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1978

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