H.Res. 456 (96th): A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 2313, a bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to extend the authorization of appropriations contained in such Act.


Oct 18, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Oct 26, 1979

This simple resolution was agreed to on October 26, 1979. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


John Moakley

Representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 2313 (Federal Trade Commission funding). Read more >


Oct 18, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 26, 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. 456”). 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.


Subject Areas
Related Bills
Debate on H.R. 2313 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 28, 1980

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