H.Res. 773 (96th): A resolution providing for the consideration of H.R. 7020 to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide authorities to respond to releases of hazardous waste from inactive hazardous waste sites which endanger public health and the environment, to establish a Hazardous Waste Response Fund to be funded by a system of fees, to establish prohibitions and requirements concerning inactive hazardous waste sites, to provide for liability of persons responsible for releases of hazardous waste at such sites, and for other purposes.


Aug 27, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 18, 1980

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 18, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Gillis Long

Representative for Louisiana's 8th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/27/1980--Introduced.Sets forth the rule for the consideration of H.R. 7020 (waste disposal). Read more >


Aug 27, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 18, 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. 773”). 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

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

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Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 11, 1980

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