H.Res. 148 (96th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H. R. 2479) to help maintain peace, security, and stability in the Western Pacific and to promote continued extensive, close, and friendly relations between the people of the United States and the people on Taiwan.


Mar 7, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 8, 1979

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 8, 1979. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Christopher Dodd

Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

3/7/1979--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 2479 (Peace, security, and stability in the Western Pacific). Read more >


Mar 7, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 8, 1979
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. 148”). 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.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Subject Areas
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Debate on H.R. 2479 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 10, 1979

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