S.Res. 498 (96th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate with respect to the consideration of the Salt II Treaty.


Aug 4, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 4, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


George McGovern

Senator from South Dakota


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8/4/1980--Introduced.Declares that the Senate should proceed at the earliest possible time to the consideration of the SALT II Treaty. Read more >

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Aug 4, 1980

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This is a Senate simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.Res.” in “S.Res. 498”). 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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