Sep 26, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 26, 1980
This simple resolution was agreed to on September 26, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Senator from Connecticut
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
Companion Bill — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 805 (96th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.Res. 531 (96th).
S.Res. 531 (96th) was a simple 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.
This simple 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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