H.Res. 517 (97th): A resolution electing the Honorable William H. Natcher as Speaker pro tempore during the absence of the Speaker.


Jun 29, 1982
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 29, 1982, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Bowen

Representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district


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6/29/1982--Introduced.Elects the Honorable William H. Natcher, of Kentucky, as Speaker pro tempore during any absence of the Speaker until July 2, 1982. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 1982

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 517”). 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.



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

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