H.Res. 274 (96th): A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 111) to provide for the operation and maintenance of the Panama Canal and to provide for the exercise of the rights and performance of the duties of the United States provided in the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977.

May 16, 1979 (96th Congress, 1979–1980)
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Richard Bolling
Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district
Related Bills
H.Res. 242 (Related)
A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 111) to provide for ...

Last Action: May 01, 1979

Debate on H.R. 111 is governed by these rules.

Signed by the President
Sep 27, 1979


This simple resolution was agreed to on May 17, 1979. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Introduced May 16, 1979
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) May 17, 1979

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House Rules

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Sets forth the rule for consideration of H.R. 111 (Panama Canal Treaty implementation).

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