H.Res. 816 (96th): A resolution opposing the granting of permanent residence in the United States to certain aliens.


Dec 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 3, 1980

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 3, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Elizabeth Holtzman

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Disapproves the granting of permanent residence in the United States to 50 named individuals pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. Read more >
What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 816” 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.


Dec 1, 1980
Agreed To
Dec 3, 1980


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