About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
5/1/1979--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 111 (Panama Canal Treaty implementation).
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The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
May 1, 1979
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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 242”). 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.
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A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 111) to provide for ...
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 17, 1979
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Sep 27, 1979
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