S.Con.Res. 56 (96th): A concurrent resolution authorizing the reprinting of the committee print entitled “Synthetic Fuels.”


Nov 29, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on Mar 10, 1980

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on March 10, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


Edmund Muskie

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Mar 10, 1980

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Nov 29, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 13, 1979
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 20, 1979
Passed Senate

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

Mar 10, 1980
Passed House

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law.

Mar 10, 1980
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

This page is about a 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.

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