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.
May 10, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
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.
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About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 5/10/1977--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 6714 (Foreign assistance program and agricultural trade assistance authority).
Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 3, 1977
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TO PASS H. RES. 556, THE RULE TO CONSIDER H.R. 6714, INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD ASSISTANCE ACT OF 1977.May 12, 1977 midnight
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