S.Con.Res. 36 (96th): An original concurrent resolution revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal years 1980, 1981, and 1982.

An "original bill" is one which is drafted and approved by a committee before it is formally introduced in the House or Senate.


Aug 24, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on November 8, 1979 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


Edmund Muskie

Senator from Maine


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
(House agreed to Senate amendment with an amendment, roll call #637 (205-190)) Sets forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 1980.Sets the recommended level of ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.Res. 427 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 27, 1979

What is a resolution?

The “S.Con.Res.” in “S.Con.Res. 36” means this is a Senate concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 24, 1979
Reported by Committee
Aug 24, 1979
Passed Senate
Sep 19, 1979
Passed House with Changes
Sep 27, 1979
Passed Senate with Changes
Nov 7, 1979
Passed House with Changes
Nov 8, 1979


Committee Assignments

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


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