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


Nov 29, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 13, 1979
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue 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.

S.Con.Res. 56 (96th) was a 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.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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