H.Res. 586 (96th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against the Conference report on the bill (S. 643) to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the procedures for the admission of refugees, to amend the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act of 1962 to establish a more uniform basis for the provision of assistance to refugees, and for other purposes.


Feb 26, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Mar 4, 1980

This simple resolution was agreed to on March 4, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Anthony Beilenson

Representative for California's 23rd congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/26/1980--Introduced.Waives certain points of order against the conference report on S. 643 (Refugee assistance). Read more >


Feb 26, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 4, 1980
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. 586”). 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.


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

Subject Areas
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Debate on S. 643 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Mar 17, 1980

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