Sponsor and status
Jun 5, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 7, 1979
This simple resolution was agreed to on June 7, 1979. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district
Jun 5, 1979
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 7, 1979
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. 299 (96th) 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.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 2444, a bill to establish a Department of Education, and for other purposes, H.R. Res. 299, 96th Cong. (1979).
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