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H.Res. 682 (95th): Resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 4287.

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Jul 13, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jul 14, 1977

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 14, 1977. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


James Delaney

Representative for New York's 9th congressional district




Jul 13, 1977

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jul 14, 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. 682 (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. 682. 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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