Sponsor and status
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 for Connecticut
Sep 26, 1980
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 26, 1980
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.
Oct 2, 1980
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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.Res. 531. This is the one from the 96th Congress.
This simple resolution was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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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, S. Res. 531, 96th Cong. (1980).
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