H.Res. 556 (95th): A resolution providing for the consideration of H. R. 6714, a bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize development assistance programs for fiscal year l978, to amend the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 to make certain changes in the authorities of that Act.

Overview

Introduced:

May 10, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 12, 1977

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 12, 1977. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Lloyd Meeds

Representative for Washington's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

History

May 10, 1977
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 12, 1977
 
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.

H.Res. 556 (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.

This simple resolution was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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