H.Res. 664 (96th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against the conference report on H.R. 2313, a bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to extend the authorization of appropriations contained in such act, and for other purposes.


May 13, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on May 20, 1980

This simple resolution was agreed to on May 20, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Gillis Long

Representative for Louisiana's 8th congressional district


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May 13, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 20, 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.

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 H.R. 2313 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 28, 1980

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