H.Res. 497 (96th): A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 5461, a bill to designate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., a legal public holiday.

Introduced:

Dec 4, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 5, 1979

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

Sponsor:

Richard Bolling

Representative for Missouri's 5th congressional district

Democrat

About the resolution

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History

Dec 4, 1979
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 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.

This page is about a 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.

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