H.Res. 28 (96th): Amends rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives to eliminate proxy voting in Committees.


Jan 15, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 15, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Lagomarsino

Representative for California's 19th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/15/1979--Introduced.Amends rule XI of the Rules of the House of Representatives to eliminate proxy voting in commitees. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 15, 1979

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 28”). 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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Related Bills
H.Res. 253 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 1979

H.Res. 64 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 24, 1979

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