H.Res. 475 (96th): A resolution election Representative Wright as Speaker pro tempore during the absence of the Speaker.


Nov 5, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Nov 5, 1979

This simple resolution was agreed to on November 5, 1979. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Herbert Harris II

Representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district


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Nov 5, 1979

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Nov 5, 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.

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.



There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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