S.Res. 204 (96th): A resolution increasing the limitation on expenditures by the Committee on the Budget for the procurement of consultants and authorizing expenditure by such Committee for the training of its professional staff.


Jul 25, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 2, 1979

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 2, 1979. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Edmund Muskie

Senator from Maine


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Jul 25, 1979

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 25, 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.

Aug 2, 1979
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the Senate. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

This page is about a 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.

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