H.Con.Res. 256 (97th): A concurrent resolution disapproving the Federal Trade Commission trade regulation rule relating to the sale of used motor vehicles.


Jan 28, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 5, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gary Lee

Representative for New York's 33rd congressional district


See Instead:

S.Con.Res. 60 (same title)
Passed Senate — May 18, 1982

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/28/1982--Introduced.Expresses the disapproval of Congress of the Federal Trade Commission's final rule relating to used motor vehicles submitted to Congress on January 28, 1982. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 28, 1982

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May 5, 1982
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This is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 256”). 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.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.Con.Res. 60 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 18, 1982

H.Con.Res. 254 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 28, 1982

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