S.Res. 561 (96th): A resolution to commend Richard A. Wegman, Chief Counsel and Staff Director to Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 8, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Dec 8, 1980

This simple resolution was agreed to on December 8, 1980. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Sponsor:

Abraham Ribicoff

Senator from Connecticut

Democrat

About the resolution

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History

Dec 8, 1980
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 8, 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 page is about a 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.

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