H.Res. 760 (96th): A resolution pertaining to the Election of the President of the United States by the U.S. House of Representatives.


Aug 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 1, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Bauman
Representative for Maryland's 1st congressional district

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
8/1/1980--Introduced.Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that each Member should vote, as authorized by the twelfth amendment, for the Presidential candidate who receives a majority or plurality of ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 760” means this is a House simple 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 1, 1980


22 cosponsors (22R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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