S.Res. 495 (96th): A resolution to authorize the taking of depositions by the staff of a subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary.


Aug 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980


Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Aug 1, 1980

This simple resolution was agreed to on August 1, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.


Birch Bayh

Senator from Indiana


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

8/1/1980--Introduced.Authorizes staff members of the subcommittee of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary (which investigates activities of individuals representing the interests of foreign governments) to take depositions and receive evidence ... Read more >


Aug 1, 1980

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 1, 1980
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 is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 495”). 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.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)

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

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