H.Res. 817 (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


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Dec 1, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 3, 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.

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.


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

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