H.Res. 720 (96th): A resolution waiving certain points of order against H. R. 7592, making appropriations for military construction for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1981, and for other purposes.


Jun 19, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Jun 27, 1980

This simple resolution was agreed to on June 27, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Jonas “Martin” Frost III

Representative for Texas's 24th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/19/1980--Introduced.Waives certain points of order against the bill H.R. 7592 (Department of Defense military construction funding). Read more >


Jun 19, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 27, 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. 720”). 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. 7592 is governed by these rules.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1980

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