S.Res. 531 (96th): A Senate resolution to commend Elmer B. Staats, Comptroller General of the United States, on the occasion of the conclusion of his distinguished career of Federal service.


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.


Abraham Ribicoff

Senator from Connecticut


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Sep 26, 1980

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Sep 26, 1980
Agreed To

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H.Res. 805 (identical)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 2, 1980

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