H.Con.Res. 115 (97th): A concurrent resolution revising the congressional budget for the United States Government for the fiscal year 1981 and setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for the fiscal years 1982, 1983, and 1984.



Apr 16, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982


Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution) on May 21, 1981

This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on May 21, 1981. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.


James Jones

Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: May 21, 1981


Apr 16, 1981

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 8, 1981
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 12, 1981
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 21, 1981
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report.

May 21, 1981
Senate Agreed to Changes

The concurrent resolution was passed by both chambers in identical form. A concurrent resolution is not signed by the president and does not carry the force of law. The vote was By Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 21, 1981
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill.

H.Con.Res. 115 (97th) was a concurrent resolution in the United States Congress.

A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

This concurrent resolution was introduced in the 97th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1981 to Dec 23, 1982. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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