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96th Congress (1979–1980)
This resolution was introduced on August 26, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Illinois's 2nd congressional district
Aug 26, 1980
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H.Res. 771 (96th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.Res. 771. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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A resolution providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 7668 to strengthen the system of congressional oversight of the intelligence activities of the United States, H.R. Res. 771, 96th Cong. (1980).
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